GWLN Alumni Selected as Liberty Hill Leader to Watch
As Executive Director of Black Women for Wellness and a WLW 2007 graduate, Janette Robinson-Flint, was selected as a Liberty Hill 2012 Leader to Watch. Using her background as a health educator, she leads programs for expectant mothers and classes on reproductive health, healthcare accessibility and environmental impacts on health. Watch her video.
A Lifetime of Fighting for Women’s Rights in South Africa
SizanI Ngubane, GWLN 2008 graduate, founded the Rural Women's Movement in South Africa to represent and document the issues of 50,000 women in rural areas. Since the organization's formation, Sizani has tackled many problems that affect rural women, including land reform and equal rights for land ownership.
Dilemmas of Being in Business
In her new book "Dilemmas of Being in Business", Rosie Kuhn, GWLN 2008 graduate and Leadership Coach, writes about how ordinary people can become extraordinary. Each of us possess the capacity to expand beyond our current thinking by willingly choosing to come face to face with personal dilemmas and allow ourselves to see things differently.
Linda Alepin, GWLN Board Chair Wins Prestigious Award
Congratulations to Linda Alepin, GWLN Board Chair for winning the 2013 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award! Linda earned this prestigious honor for her long-term dedication and commitment to the development and support of women leaders. In this AAUW interview, Linda offers advice to young women on how to succeed in life.
The Power of
In this interview with GWLN 2009 alumni Marsha Wallace, learn about the power of collective giving. As co-founder of Dining for Women. Marsha built an organization that has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of women and girls living in more than 30 countries..
GWLN Alumni Helps Launch
USAID’s Water Strategy in D.C.
On Capitol Hill, GWLN 2011 alumni Gemma Bulos spoke at the launch of USAID's Water and Development Strategy on behalf of women and water. As head of Global Women's Water Initiative, Gemma talked about the importance of building capacity of rural women to bring clean water and sanitation to their families and communities.