Kavita Ramdas of Global Fund for Women
Alumni - WLC 10/99
Context questions to approach learning by Jennifer
A) Women's Enews
Visit the award-winning Women's Enews (or join their weekly newsletter) to read the latest news, Outrage of the Week, or use WEsources, their database of experts on issues of concern to women. Their tagline is "what news looks like when women matter."
B) Helping Afghani Women
We have received numerous copies of the phony chain letter regarding Afghan women and would like to redirect all efforts towards a reliable source for helping the women of Afghanistan who are completely suppressed by the Taliban government. If you are interested, please go to the following websites:
To sign a petition:
To learn more about what you can do:
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
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 for alumni to practice the skills learned in Women Leading Change and for newcomers to get a taste of our groundbreaking work.
These workshops will be held on the following dates from noon-5:00 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
Thurs., November 8, 2001
Tues., December 18, 2001
Launching & Sustaining Projects & Change Initiatives
Thurs., January 24, 2002
Communities of Practice
For those of you who attended Leadership in Action in August, I wanted to give you an update on your request. We are creating a new structured offer for on-going coaching and daylong workshops that support you in advancing all your commitments and leading organizational change. This will premiere early in 2002. Thanks for letting us know about your needs! If you would like to be kept on a mailing list for future announcements, please send an email to email@example.com.
Women Leading Change
October 24-26 in Dallas, TX
October 31-November 2 in Prince Edward Island, Canada
November 28-30 in Santa Clara, CA
Partners Leading Change
December 5-7 in Santa Clara, CA
Our co-ed program.ask about our alumni & paired discounts!
Leadership in Action
October 30 in Prince Edward Island
Our one-day, alumni-only program.
For 2002 dates, check our calendar at:
Rayona's speaking at:
San Francisco International Association of Business Communicators
Meeting (open to the public)
"Is Anybody Out There Listening? Personal Communication Skills for
Wed., October 17, 2001, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
at Bechtel Corporation, Downtown San Francisco, CA
Members: $20 advance registration by October 12 or $25 at the door.
Non-members: $25 in advance or at the door.
RSVP online at www.acteva.com or email Alison Gibson
at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 12, 2001.
For more information about SF IABC visit http://www.iabc.com/~sfiabc
5) A Note from Rayona
Click here to read Rayona's monthly message.
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.