Session Time/Number: 10-11
Session Space: c
Convener: sehar m.
Specific resources to share from session: (links, books, organizations, articles etc.)
translating songs from one language to another
love dubstep – beats and robotic drops
inner city and rural community girl’s education is the same as for the rest of the world
access issue to education in the usa
start an org or school to help girls to get education
Mona foundation – mahanj javid
resource issue preventing girls from spending time in schoolnand org built a closer waterwell
walk for water – org
menstruation – thinx
family rifts occur when advancing children of parents who lack the aptitude for it.
education changes communities
micro loans for communities
integrated approach workw – acess to water, fuel, schools, etc.
the gates foundation – approach > contribute to what the community wants
media plays a part and is controlled by terrorist groups whose ideology of women is primitive
Twitter is a grassroots media that connects
china – boys first, traditional notions of women’s role is perpetuated, but they have opportunity now (due to one child policy, lots of males) – scarsity adds value
cultural divide – fashion design vs top careers, teachers, nursing, homemaker
visa issue – keeps high tech women from working
visa – can also start a business
there are a lot of factors that impact women’s education
it’s not grim sijce many orgs do exist to combat this.
join orgs ghat are already mature
Global Washington – most orgs for global change are in Seattle via Gates Foundation, sharing best practices
Seattle Works.org – speed dating for boards, training for non-profits