Gender

Second Catalyst Grant for California based Project

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Gillian Squirrell reports on her latest progress with Working Dogs Working Lives, for which she has now received two Catalyst awards. Gillian writes: We have delivered multiple “FoundAtions” programs to treatment centres since 2011, we take dogs and interesting activities out to people in treatment and build self-awareness and interpersonal skills, strengthen patience and compassion. [...]

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Womb to Tomb, a Talk by Bruce Mau, Hon. RDI

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Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington, Virginia April 15, 2014 6.00 – 8.00 pm Bruce Mau, Hon. RDI, announces a collaborative two day conference hosted by the Massive Change Network and Count Me In to launch a new design thinking initiative for women entrepreneurs. Although the conference is by invitation only, Bruce will deliver a public lecture [...]

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Reaching Out to the Fellowship for Nonprofit Legal Guidance

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Working Dogs Working Lives is an RSA catalyst supported project and now an evolving non-profit program based in Santa Rosa, CA. Our focus is working with women who have experienced substance dependency, been jailed and who have often experienced domestic violence, abuse and emotional distress. Many of these women also lack interpersonal skills, self-knowledge, self-reliance [...]

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An Evening with Melissa Fisher

October 25, 2012 6:30PM until 7:30PM Abramson Auditorium NYU Washington, DC 1307 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 Wine and Cheese to Follow At the invitation of John Brademas, FRSA, Fellows are invited to an Evening with Melissa Fisher. Join Melissa Fisher, author of Wall Street Women as she tells the story of the first [...]

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Thinking Tank Apr 12: The F-word

Thurs Apr 12 4.00-4.45pm GMT “Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience.“ Active in the late 1700s, Mary Wollstonecraft is considered one of the founding feminist philosophers. It’s been around as long as women, so what do we need feminism to do today? Or is it simply past its sell-by [...]

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Working Dogs, Working Lives: Teaching Compassion

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Gillian Squirrell reports that her catalyst-supported project, Working Dogs, Working Lives, has produced palpable results during its pilot phase. Developed for women substance abusers and offenders mandated to treatment, it provides structured experiential learning to encourage reflection and the development of interpersonal skills, emotional literacy and an evolving personal resilience. The program is unique in [...]

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Global Connect!

Charlotte Cooper FRSA and one of the co-organizers of the New York network, is excited to announce a program to amplify the voices of women in the diaspora living in New York. Women’s eNews, where Charlotte is the Director of Marketing, Global Press Institute and GoogleServe, the volunteer arm of Google, are partnering on Global [...]

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New Work at COP15, Copenhagen, UN Climate Change Conference

Frances Whitehead / ARTetal Studio     + Steve Juras     + Jose Ferreira    @ COP15, The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen  (RE-) Cycles of Paradise   December 7-18, 2009 DGI byen–Building 55, Tietgensgade 65  Copenhagen, Denmark  http://en.cop15.dk/  http://www.artport-project.org/ Coinciding with COP 15 in Copenhagen, the most significant United Nations conference on Climate Change since Kyoto, this exhibition features [...]

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