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Posted: 08/11/2016 - 10:50am

Enjoy our Spring 2018 Newsletter to find out what USNC-UN Women has been up to. Read it here!

Posted: 03/22/2016 - 12:24pm

The centrality of gender equality in humanitarian action was highlighted at CSW60 in hopes that world leaders will make concrete commitments at the World Humanitarian Summit in May.  To learn more, click here.

Posted: 01/01/2016 - 8:40am
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Posted: 11/14/2013 - 3:54pm

USNC members will meet in Palo Alto, California for the Annual Meetings on July 21, 2018. To learn more about USNC goals, initiatives and future plans, sign up for our newsletter.

Posted: 11/14/2013 - 3:44pm


Great Success! Walter and Lalita Janke Charitable Foundation Matching Grant
This campaign raised $24,835.

We received many donations, large and small, and want to thank everyone who made this effort successful.  We especially want to thank Walter and Lalita Janke who made this effort possible! We will use these dollars to help to fund our upcoming year-end donation to UN Women and further support building our capacity to raise more for UN Women in the future. This was our first “matching grant” and we hope to do many more in the future.  If you are interested in funding a matching campaign or know someone who is please contact Kay Colson at 972.849.9732 or Your donation counts in the lives of girls and women around the world!

Posted: 10/09/2013 - 2:30pm

In October, the UN observed 3 days that reflect women's key role in development - International Day for Rural Women, Oct. 15, World Food Day, Oct. 16 and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17. Read more >>

Posted: 07/10/2013 - 3:03pm

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka from South Africa as the new Executive Director of UN Women. Read the UN Women press release >>

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UN Women
Posted: 06/26/2013 - 8:41pm

Women from throughout the country came to Sarasota to learn from state, national and international leaders how one person or one organization can make a difference in the lives of women throughout the world. Read the Herald-Tribune article >>

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Lori Sax
Posted: 06/26/2013 - 7:33pm

USNC-UN Women would like to share the newly published 2012-2013 UN Women Annual Report >>.

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UN Women
Posted: 04/23/2013 - 3:33pm

We are seeking an inspired, energetic, hands-on fundraising professional to launch and manage our monthly giving program to create sustainable and ongoing support for the USNC for UN Women. Read more >>