Network News: April 2012
|Network in Focus: Mama Cash|
Each month in 2012, WFN is interviewing a different leader in our network to highlight the range of initiatives and expertise in our movement.
This month, Women's Funding Network spoke with Nicky McIntyre, Executive Director of Mama Cash, to discuss their recent work organizing international grantee convenings. Read our interview with Nicky and watch Mama Cash's video below.
|Register By This Friday to Receive Early Bird Discounts!|
Remember to register for "Women, Economics & Peace: A Summit of Women's Funding Network" by this Friday, April 6 when Early Bird registration ends.
|Stirring the Fire Art Exhibition and Plenary Session at Summit|
For over 25 years, Phil Borges has been documenting women in the global campaign to end poverty and violence. Through partnerships with organizations such as CARE and UN Women, he is helping bring awareness to these women who are empowering themselves and their communities.
We invite you to an exhibition of 20 of Borges' photographs that will be on display throughout the Summit. Also, be sure to attend his plenary session, "Stirring the Fire: A Global Movement Towards Gender Equality."
THE POWER OF GLOBAL NETWORKS
|Lead the Way Fellowship: Call for Applications|
Lead the Way 2012 Fellowship
For Emerging Women of Color Executive Directors & Mid-Level Managers
At the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach, Florida
July 31-August 5, 2012
Mid-Level Managers Retreat
August 14-19, 2012
Executive Directors Retreat
Lead the Way: Building the Pipeline of Women of Color in the Non-Profit Sector is a year-long fellowship hosted by the Women of Color Policy Network at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service for women of color mid-level managers and emerging Executive Directors working in U.S. based non-profit and community-based organizations. Each year, the Network selects two national cohorts of 15-20 fellows to attend an intensive five-day leadership retreat and participate in continued learning throughout the year. Over the fellowship year, participants receive over 60 hours of instruction, technical assistance and one-on-one coaching.
Applications are due April 26, 2012, by 3:00pm EST.
Click here to download detailed application instructions.
|High Impact Giving to Women and Girls: A Guide for Donors|
|Bank of America Merrill Lynch has produced an informative step-by-step framework and guide that gives donors tools to develop their own effective strategies for giving to women and girls. Starting with the vision of what they want to accomplish, donors are guided to formulate a hypothesis that identifies what it will take to make that change happen. With this "theory of change", donors can make informed choices about how and where to target their giving for the greatest impact. Read the full report here and please share it with your donors.|
Meet Michele: A Pre-Summit Open Call for All Members
This webinar is the third and final in a series of pre-conference "listening" calls with members as part of WFN's effort to invite suggestions and insights that will help us strengthen members services. Hosted by Michele Ozumba, WFN's President & CEO.
Telling My Story Using Making the Case™
This session is designed for grantees and is a hands-on overview of the online portion of Making the Case™. It is highly recommended that you first listen to the "Making the Case™: An Introduction" webinar here.
Get the most out of WFN's Summit experience. Learn how to use Pathable--our social networking tool for the Summit--to its fullest potential. In this informational webinar, you will learn how to: