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Catherine King

United States

  • City, State: San Francisco, CA
  • Geographic Location: North America
  • Languages: English, French


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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 11:22 AM

The Women, Power and Politics global online exhibition (WPP) showcases women from all walks of life claiming and exercising their power. How can you exercise power in your life and work to better your community and the planet? Here are ten actions you can take!

This companion toolkit brings exhibition stories together with Web resources and how-to guides developed by leading women's organizations such as The White House Project, iKNOW Politics, Global Fund for Women, Women's Learning Partnership, and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, to name just a few.

Get inspired and make a difference! Be sure to check out our list of over 100 take actions featured during the Women, Power and Politics exhibition.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011 5:26 PM

A women's rights activist for over 15 years, Masum Momaya brings together her skills and experience as a researcher, educator and social justice advocate to curate Economica and Women, Power and Politics. Aside from her work with I.M.O.W., Masum writes a weekly column for the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), is part of organizing the feminist media community and recently served on the board of the Third Wave Foundation. Dedicated to bringing together theory and practice in accessible and effective ways, she has an honors bachelors degree from Stanford University in Public Policy and Feminist Studies and a masters in education and doctorate in Human Development, both from Harvard University.

Mary Robinson with weaving students in Jaballya Camp.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 12:00 AM

I.M.O.W. Global Council member Mary Robinson argues that a time of economic crisis is a perfect opportunity for improving labor conditions for workers across the world--men and women alike. Previously, Robinson worked as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and served as the president of Ireland. Robinson currently heads up Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative.

Women for Women International's organic, commercial farming initiative in Rumbek, Sudan. Women in the program receive critical training and resources and go through a women's rights program.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 10:52 AM

I.M.O.W. Global Council member Zainab Salbi, founder and CEO of Women for Women International, says that while microfinance is a step in the right direction, women's ability to operate at the macro level of the economy must also be recognized.


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