This Christmas, Have You Considered...

Dec 22, 2016

Christmas is just days away. For many, December 25th is a cultural holiday. It is a day off from work to drink eggnog, wear reindeer print pajamas and finally open those beautifully wrapped gifts tucked artfully under decorated trees—while taking selfies. For others, this time of year is filled with much more than gift-giving and carol singing. After weeks of engaging…

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December Matching Gift Challenge

Nov 30, 2016

Global Women believes deeply in the power and potential of all women.  All year, we have been praying, planning and taking bold steps of faith to live into our vision of every woman empowered. We are determined to finish 2016 strong. We just need your help to do it! DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT The Board and Staff of Global…

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Giving Tuesday: Make a Bold Statement

Nov 29, 2016

Giving Tuesday is a day focused on serving, sharing and giving. It is an opportunity to step back from the holiday shopping frenzy and consider meaningful ways to give back to the communities and causes we value. Global Women is committed to the cause of empowering women and girls. We believe you are too! This Giving Tuesday, let's join together…

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That's Why We're Walking

Nov 01, 2016

In too many places around the world, women and girls are faced with cultural, social and institutional barriers that prevent them from experiencing life in all its fullness. In both developed and developing countries, poverty, inequality and violence bear down heavily on our mothers, daughters and sisters. For women to be fully empowered, change must happen at multiple levels: individual, societal…

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Global Women’s Annual Meeting

Sep 30, 2016

Global Women’s Annual Meeting: Summary of Key Discussions and Presentations Global Women held its Annual Meeting September 23-24 in Pelham, AL. The gathering provided an opportunity for the leadership team to discuss key areas of business, identify…

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Global Women Elects New Officers

Sep 30, 2016

Global Women Elects New Officers On September 23, 2016, Global Women elected new Board Officers during its Annual Meeting. A complete list of current Directors, including newly elected Officers is below. Misty Granade, President Karen Cotter, Vice President Gerel Myers, Treasurer Theresa Weisenberger, Secretary Dorothy…

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We're Walking for Women

Sep 26, 2016

This November, we will be walking, jogging, running and cycling for Global Women’s 1st  Annual Virtual Run/Walk. With each step we take, we will raise awareness about issues that prevent women and girls from experiencing…

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Sep 13, 2016

I have come to believe that many of my closest friends are workaholics. (Maybe I am too.) It is not uncommon for me to spend a Friday evening listening to my sister friends’ stories of long days taking care of people and things and sleepless nights worrying about those same people and things. And, as they lament over unrealistic work expectations and overwhelming family obligations, I tend not to…

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What's In You?

Aug 23, 2016

What’s In You? Many years ago, I was visiting friends and our usual tame conversation turned tense.  At first, we were all talking casually about ministry and work.  But, as the husband began sharing more about his professional aspirations, the tone shifted. Then, out of nowhere, the wife rolled her eyes and said, “If lazy and arrogant were…

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Ingenuity: How Women Make Something out of Nothing

Aug 15, 2016

INGENUITY: HOW WOMEN MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING My great grandmother perfected the art of making something out of seemingly nothing.  She made home décor items out of egg cartons and aluminum cans and purses from sea shells. She was not building an inventory for an eventual crafts business nor was she an aspiring visual artist.  She was a woman who felt the weight of responsibility of…

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