WHAT SHE SAID…a poetic collage of Women Funded 2019 Day One
September 12, 2019
it all starts with diversity…embracing diversity…is the only way to stay relevant.
gender inequality is alive and well all over the world. There is good news, WE ARE FIERCER!
Girls and women are creating change.
I identify as female. Why do I do this work? I was born into it.
I’m here to ensure that the…STRENGTH and BRILLIANCE of women are unleashed…
…ELEVATING the voices of those closest to the issues…increasing women’s POWER and INFLUENCE
dismantling the most pervasive barriers to full participation of WOMEN.
Leaders are lonely, sometimes leaders need to talk to each other.
So many girls who I was friends with were either
recovering from violence.
If we can’t address the safety of women and girls, then we’ll never get
Listen listen listen and listen and then maybe listen some
Feminist philanthropy is not a charitable act, it is an act of solidarity and mutual empowerment.
When I see that sad surrender in my sisters eyes…I can’t help but sympathize.
Then Kat said
Never separate social and racial equity from environmental justice.
Our country’s origins were deeply problematic, in slavery, native genocide, less than personhood for women.
At the crossroads of intersectionality is where we find the biggest solutions
Grandmothers are being trained as solar engineers
(In Fiji ) 71% of women have been physically and sexually abused by a partner or non-partner.
Women made 6 attempts to find help.
The distance of services and where the women were…there are many barriers as to why
YICHING SONG said
We really have learned a lot from women farmers in China. Women are the
farming labor force.
Feminization and aging of agriculture is really happening in China.
At the same time they are taking care of
children and elders.
Women take care of both sides
and take care of farm.
We do give women a place at the table, we don’t give her a VOICE.
Climate change is a man-made problem in need of feminist solutions..
Women are the solution bringers.
Compiled and arranged by Tajma Beverly