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Archive for Women and Girls

International Day of the Girl

Happy International Day of the Girl! This is the second year of the UN celebration International Day of the Girl. Theme for 2013: Innovating for Girls’ Education. Meanwhile, check out two of my favorite groups that work with girls abroad: 1) Women Work Together, www.womenworktogether.org, partners with Mujeres Trabajan Unidas to provide leadership and education […]

Investing in Women and Girls

This week I presented a session on Investing in Women and Girls at the annual conference of the Colorado Association of Non-Profit Organizations (CANPO). I shared the contents of A Girls Empowerment Kit, a backpack of useful tools (real and metaphorical) that are important for girls empowerment: Cell phone (for social networking, safety, calling her […]

letter from a vulnerable woman

Here is why I support programs for women and girls. I received this powerful letter today from a woman who is not one of the children I raised, but she calls me Mom “From the beginning of my life I have always been raised with the idea that nothing in life is free and everything […]

International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, here are 4 actions you can take to support and celebrate women worldwide: 1)    Find out  when a screening comes to your city of Girl Rising, a film about 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries who showcase the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change […]

Women Work Together

Welcome new client Women Work Together (WWT), a Colorado nonprofit that partners with its sister organization Mujeres Trabajan Unidas (MTU) in San Pedro Sacatepéquez (SPS), San Marcos, Guatemala. WWT and MTU work with local partners in Guatemala to unlock the potential of Mayan teens to stay in school, inspiring them to leadership and rallying family and community […]

Girl Rising

You’re invited to join us for a special screening of Girl Rising in Denver You’ve heard the statistics, you’ve read the articles, and now you’re wondering what you can do to educate girls and change the world.   DATE:    April 4, 2013   TIME:     6:30pm Reception & Panel               7:30pm Screening         VENUE: Denver […]

International Programs for Girls and Women

Last week I spoke on Investing in International Programs for Girls and Women at the Council on Foundations conference.  In order to introduce the concepts important for girls in a developing country, I wrote a short skit and asked three audience members to act out the parts. The audience enthusiastically understood the points. Here is […]



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