Ursula Daniels, founder of PAXWORKS and Denise Woods, a consultant for NGO’s in DC, share their views and expertise on Gender, Power and Poverty, using a nested model, case studies in Nicaragua and Nepal and depth of exploration into this nexus. The women co-chair a chapter of Dining for Women in DC, and bring their experience to bear on many of the causes supported by DFW. Paula LeRoy interviews these fascinating women in October of 2011. the interview includes discussions of water issues, land grants, capitalism, shortages, violence, the presence of absence, journey head to heart, a free competent press and collaborative invasions.
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Marsha Wallace, the co-founder of the highly successful NGO Dining for Women, describes the inspiration for, and beginning phases of, Dining for Women, an international giving circle that focuses on women’s empowerment and development. Each month the 200+ chapters of DFW, meet in their local communities and learn about a thoroughly vetted international NGO. Through the donations DFW is able to give $30-40K to each organization that has planned a particular project or expansion for the DFW partnership. With typical humility, Marsha describes the process and intricacies of running a growing nonprofit as well as solutions to some of the urgent issues experienced by women in poverty. This 34 minute interview on Policy Pace is inspiring and informative. Interviewer and producer Paula LeRoy, has created Policy Pace to bring successes and indepth analysis in the fields of security and development. If you would like to be interviewed or contribute an interview please contact us at email@example.com.
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Executive Director Erika Keaveney of Lotus Outreach International describes their work in Cambodia healing, saving and protecting women and girls from sex trafficking and domestic abuse. Visit LotusOutreach.org to learn more about their 10 integrated programs helping women and girls with education, livelihood, self-esteem, advocacy and protection.
This highly successful program includes interface with the governing bodies, legal action as well as a safe house and womens empowerment programs. Erika is an engaging and passionate speaker.