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WGLI Founder to Speak at World Affairs: Amplifying Women’s Voices

Diana Ruiz will address women’s leadership development in honor of International Women’s Day   SAN FRANCISCO, CA (MARCH 12, 2019) – Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) announces that its Founder, Diana Ruiz, will speak at World Affairs: Amplifying Women’s Voices Event on March 12, 2019 in San Francisco. The forum is hosted by World Affairs, [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Empowerment, Events, Featured, News|0 Comments

Reclaiming Our Holidays, An Ode to Indigenous Peoples Day

Aw, Columbus Day. The faux holiday on the second Monday in October, typically celebrated by the closing of banks and schools for a white dude who didn’t actually discover anything. In 1992, the City of Berkeley, home to the 1960s Free Speech Movement and located 13 miles east of San Francisco, rightfully reclaimed the former [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) to Co-host a Workshop with Breaking Glass

San Francisco, CA – February 1st, 2018 — Today, Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI), announced it plans to co-host a workshop with Breaking Glass Forum aimed at raising awareness on sexual harassment on February 8th, 2018 at Cobaltix—1095 Folsom St. San Francisco, CA 94103 from 6p.m. to 8:30p.m. WGLI is joining The Times Up movement [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Blog, Events, Featured, News|0 Comments

Myth Busting 101: Sexual Harassment

By Mandy J. Benson Some have expressed fear that the #MeToo, #WeSaidEnough and #TimesUp campaigns are taking things too far. There seems to be an assumption by some that the women who have complained of sexual harassment are demanding that employers push the alleged harasser to resign or be fired immediately. The fear is that [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Empowerment|0 Comments

Reclaiming Our Holidays, An Ode to Indigenous Peoples Day

Aw, Columbus Day. The faux holiday on the second Monday in October, typically celebrated by the closing of banks and schools for a white dude who didn’t actually discover anything. In 1992, the City of Berkeley, home to the 1960s Free Speech Movement and located 13 miles east of San Francisco, rightfully reclaimed the former [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This International Women’s Day, #BeBoldForChange

By Michelle Heller You probably didn’t know that International Women’s Day dates back more than 100 years. But it does — this year’s International Women’s Day will mark more than a century of powerful, passionate women leaders rallying for everything from women’s suffrage to rural poverty. Leon Trotsky himself credited the 1917 Women’s Day march [...]

Moving Beyond the Elections at WGLI

By Diana Ruiz, Executive Director, Women's Global Leadership Initiative As we strive toward creating equality for women in the US and globally, WGLI has set out to drive change. Regardless of our political affiliation, this is the thread that continues to unite us. It serves as our foundation and strength. As we gather our thoughts [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Blog, Business, Training|0 Comments

WGLI Core Leadership Program Fall 2015 Invest in Yourself and Your Future! (9/10/2015)

Date: September 10, 2015 Name of Organization: Women’s Global Leadership Initiative Contact: Sherri Hansell Phone Number:  510-418-1290 Email Address: shansell.wgli@gmail.com Website: www.wgli.org WGLI Core Leadership Program Fall 2015 Invest in Yourself and Your Future! Oakland, CA: The Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) presents “WGLI Core Leadership Program Fall 2015 Invest in Yourself and Your Future! [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

East Bay Program to Highlight Women’s Role as Agents of Change (3/9/2015)

East Bay Program to Highlight Women’s Role as Agents of Change Oakland — In celebration of Women’s International Day, the Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) will hold “Women Defying Limits in the East Bay” from 6 to 9 p.m., on March 9, at Betti Ono Gallery, 1427 Broadway, Oakland, California. The programs partners, Betti Ono [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

2014 R.U.N. (Rise Up Now) Forum (11/8/2014)

Join a variety of community organizations and local leaders 9am-3:30pm, Saturday November 8 at Santa Rosa Junior College for the  2014 R.U.N. (Rise Up Now) Forum. Developed by several local, state and national organizations, the forum provides Sonoma County’s underrepresented communities with the knowledge and resources needed to run for local boards, commissions and committees. [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Events|0 Comments