MacDonald - Veterans Affairs, Canada
Alumni - WLC 12/99
Acknowledgements and Appreciations
A fantastic way to end the year by Jennifer
A) Women for Hire
Women For Hire is recognized as a groundbreaking venue for America's leading
businesses to recruit dynamic, talented women candidates. Their expertise
is connecting top employers with a diverse pool of women. Post your resume
or post a position at their site.
B) Helping Afghani Women
Many of you have an interest in serving, supporting, or being informed
about women in Afghanistan. One reliable resource for information and
action is V-Day. V-Day is an award-winning charity and global movement
to stop violence against women and girls, founded by Eve Ensler, an award-winning
playwright, activist and screenwriter. V-Day
was instrumental in the recent Afghan Women's Summit that took place in
Brussels, Belgium earlier this month. To learn more about this conference
and the Brussels Proclamation, visit: http://www.vday.com/ie/index2.cfm?articleID=622.
Also, from last month's eNewsletter:
(Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan)
RAWA is a
political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for peace, freedom,
democracy and women's rights in fundamentalism-blighted Afghanistan. Established
in 1977, this women's organization has been recognized in their human
rights campaign by many countries and Amnesty International.
Upcoming IWL programs:
**New Program Offers**
Leadership Lessons - a new series of half-day workshops geared
toward getting practice in contextual leadership tools. It's a great opportunity
(and low cost!) for alumni to practice the skills learned in Women Leading
Change and for newcomers (welcome!) to get a taste of our groundbreaking
These workshops will be held on the following dates from noon-5:00 pm
in the San Jose/San Francisco area. Please bring your brown bag lunch!
The cost of these workshops are $250 each or $675 for the series of
3. For more information on these new offers or if you would like to host
one of these workshops at your company, contact Jennifer Hibbits (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Your Leadership: Review 2001 & Preview 2002
Tues., December 18, 2001
Tues., February 29, 2002
Launching & Sustaining Projects & Initiatives
Tues., April 23, 2002
Women Mastering Leadership
We are currently designing an 8-month offer that will be launched in May
2002 for women who are committed to making a quantum shift in their ability
to lead organizational change. For more information regarding this program
read A Note From Rayona (in this
eNewsletter) and let us know that you are interested. We will keep you
posted on its development.
Women Leading Change
February 27-March 1, 2002 Santa Clara, CA
May 22-24, 2002 Ottawa, Ontario - Canada
August 28-30, 2002 Santa Clara, CA
Partners Leading Change
September 11-13, 2002 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - Canada
Rayona is speaking at:
Heartland Institute's Bay Area Thought Leaders Gathering
Friday, January 11, 2002
"Contextual Leadership: Tools for Igniting and Sustaining Organizational
For more information check out their website at: http://www.thoughtleadergathering.com/locationdetail.php?ID=37
Note from Rayona
here to read Rayona's monthly message.
Hot Off the Presses
We would like to congratulate Verna Bruce, Associate Deputy Minister of
Veteran Affairs Canada (and one of our alumni!) on winning the Head of
the Public Service Award for Valuing and Supporting People. This national
award is for exemplary federal government employees in public service.
Thank you Verna for being an incredible inspiration and example of 21st
Thanks to Jay Chaplin for coordinating this month's e-News. To learn
more about SES Biotech, an organization committed to ending AIDS by 2005,
please contact Pauline Shillito at email@example.com.