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Creating Change 1/28/2012

Today was the second full day of workshops at Creating Change 2012. The conference so far has been incredible. I have had opportunities to have some really interesting conversations. I started off this morning in a workshop called “The 90 minute master’s in social change.” This workshop covered social movements, policymaking and policy analysis as […]

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Creating Change 01/27/2012

Yesterday was the first full day of the Creating Change 2012 conference. The previous two days included some workshops, a congressional lobby day, and an opening plenary Thursday night where we heard from Ben Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP, about his experience as an activist for both the civil rights and lgbt movements. […]

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Women Money Power Summit Recap

I spent Friday and Saturday in Washington, DC at the Women Money Power Summit hosted by the Feminist Majority and YWCA USA. There were actually two conferences I considered attending this weekend, the other being the Civil Leadership & Public Policy (CLPP) 30th anniversary conference in Amherst, MA. I chose the Women Money Power Summit for two reasons. First, I decided it would be easier to get to and around DC than Amherst, especially since I don’t drive. Secondly, I made a guess that Women Money Power might be more action-oriented, where CLPP might be more theoretical. Did I make the right decision? There is no way for me to know that. There certainly have been some amazing tweets coming out of the CLPP conference. That said, I had a wonderful time in DC at the summit. The agenda was fairly inclusive and broad-based, the attendees ranged widely in age and race (but not gender — I saw virtually no male attendees). As I anticipated, the conference definitely had an actualizing air to it. Many workshops were focused on how what could be done immediately and in the near future on many of the issues that were discussed. I will recap below the sessions I attended and what I learned each day.

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Endangered Species Summit: Recap

#Esummit Recap of the Endangered Species Women summit.

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8th Annual Women and Influence Conference

Today I attended Women’s Way’s 8th annual Women and Influence conference. The conference was hosted at the Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, and attracted a large audience of women, and a few men, to discuss issues related to advocacy and empowering women to address the issues they are passionate about. The keynote speaker was […]

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Women & Influence Conference 2011

I will be attending Women’s Way’s Annual Women & Influence Conference 2011 this Saturday in Philadelphia. See here for more information. I will be live-tweeting as well. I will post my reactions afterward. If you’re there, say hi! Share this:

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