Global Fund for Women Receives Three Wilmer Shields Rich Awards for Excellence in Communications

Recipients will be honored during the Council on Foundations' annual conference in San Diego, California

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Global Fund for Women today announced it received three awards in the 2005 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program. Sponsored by the Council on Foundations, the awards program recognizes effective communication efforts to increase public awareness of foundations and corporate giving programs across the country.

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Global Fund for Women Responds to Tsunami: Awards Over $50,000 Directly to Women's Organizations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – In a show of solidarity and support to the thousands of people who lost loved ones, livelihoods and security as a result of the tsunami, the Global Fund for Women has reached out to all the women's rights organizations it supports in the affected region and has moved swiftly to award grants to several of its grantees.

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Unlad-Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation Wins Changemakers Innovation Award


Mayan Villalba, a member of the Global Fund Board of Directors, is Executive Director of Unlad-Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation, one of the winners of The Changemakers Innovation Award. The Foundation won based on their ideas for creatively generating resources from a diversified citizen base.

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1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005

Global Fund grantees, advisors and board members are among the 1,000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Global Fund is honored to work with these extraordinary women, and we congratulate all of the nominees from around the world.

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Muadi Mukenge on the Women's Movement in Africa

Africa Today, KPFA Radio, Berkeley

In honor of International Women's Day 2005, Program Officer for Africa, Muadi Mukenge was interviewed on KPFA radio along with Dorcas Coker-Appiah of the Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre, Ghana, and Anne Wanjiru of GROOTS, Kenya, both Global Fund for Women grantees.

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