Network, socialize, engage in Ris’ windowed salon in DC’s West End. There will be happy hour specials all night throughout the restaurant. A welcoming place for all.
feminist leadership workshop
October 3, 2019 | Washington, DC
Led by Emily Bove, Founder, Women Thrive Alliance & Senior Fellow, InterAction. Workshop participants will map out sector-specific challenges and barriers to feminist transformation and agendas, learn about best practices and methodologies from feminist leaders in our sectors, and get to identify and build individual and collective feminist strategies for themselves, their teams and organizations.
What Great Male Mentors (for Women) Do: A Skill-Building Workshop: May 22, 2019 | 9:15 - 11:30 AM | Washington DC
In this workshop, you will learn about the elements of gender-inclusive mentorship, including several best practices for high-impact mentoring. Content includes: matters of relationship, professional growth, personal growth, and thoughtful awareness of things not to do.
This session also provides specific "how to" recommendations for leaders committed to partnering to support others' career development.
Who Should Attend: This workshop is for men at all stages of their careers who work in the global development sector. Participants are welcome from advisory firms, NGOs, private sector, foundations, government agencies, multilaterals and academic institutions.
In addition to teaching at leading U.S. universities, Brad Johnson and David Smith are the co-authors of Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women (2016).
Women of Color Happy Hour Event: March 13, 2019 | 4-6:30p | Washington DC
The WILD Network and Black Women in Development are hosting a Happy Hour to bring together women of color working in global development to share experiences and discuss challenges and strategies for creating inclusive environments in the workplace. Key takeaways from this discussion will feed into the content of the 2019 Forum to Advance Women's Leadership in the Global Development Sector.
Co-Chairs of this event:
Stephanie Oueda Cruz, Head of Gender, Diversity and Inclusion at IDB
Frantzie Saint Juste, Senior Project Manager, Chemonics
Sanola Daley, Global Women's Employment Lead Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services at IFC International Finance Corporation
Stephanie A. Kimou, Founder, Population Works Africa and Black Women in Development network
Nana Apenem Dagadu, M&E Advisor, Reproductive Health, Save the Children
Anyone who identifies as a woman of color working in international development in the Greater Washington, D.C. metro area is warmly invited to participate!