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|2007 Women Worthy of Support Fun and Fundraiser Event|
|Date||Monday May 21|
|Time||5:00 PM - 7:30 PM|
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Benson Memorial Center, Santa Clara University
900 Lafayette Street
Santa Clara, CA 95053
|banducci [at] genderwork.com|
Do you want to know what differences women are making around the world? Come and meet global women leaders who are making a difference in their communities
2007 Women Worthy of Support
Fun and Fundraising Event
for Women Leaders of the World program
Monday, May 21st, 2007, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
California Mission Room, Benson Memorial Center
Santa Clara University
Cost: $45 from May 15 to 20 (until 10pm), $55 at the door.
$20 for SCU students and faculty. For scholarships, contact Linda Alepin at (650) 948-4122.
Parking on campus through main gate is $6. Street parking on and near market next to Benson may be available.
We will be showcasing the accomplishments of our Women Leaders for the World (WLW) graduates from 2005/06 as well as introducing you to the 2007 participants. There will be a silent auction, raffle and other great opportunities to support these women through your donations. Refreshments will be served.
Alma Cota de Yanez, Executive Director of FESAC, Nogales, Mexico
and WLW 2005 graduate
As Executive Director of FESAC, a community foundation in Nogales, Mexico, ( http://www.fesac.org ), Alma embodies FESAC's mission: to improve the standard of living of the people in her border town community of nearly 40,000 people, mostly transients from all of Mexico and South America. In 2005, Alma brought her commitment to WLW. As a result, her project of getting 1 computer for 30 NGOs to share quickly turned into 30 computers, one for each -- 23 computers are now in place and building a effective community of NGOs.
With her vision and leadership empowered by WLW and GWLN, Alma is taking on the challenge of shifting the traditional philanthropic mind-set from one of charity to one of creating individuals who are self-sustaining. As Alma challenges herself, her community and all of us benefit.