women’s leadership training

Plenary Conclusions Panel: What Did We Learn/Where Do We Go From Here?

Plenary Conclusions Panel: What Did We Learn/Where Do We Go From Here? Moderator Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director, Solidarity Center Panelists • Dorothy Sue Cobble, Distinguished Professor, Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations and the Department of History, Rutgers University, U.S. • Chidi King, Equality Department, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) • Lisa McGowan, Solidarity… [READ MORE]

Workshop Women Workers Organizing: Examples from India, Brazil and Liberia

Workshop Women Workers Organizing: Examples from India, Brazil and Liberia Panelists • Geeta Koshti, Coordinator, Legal Department, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), India • Sonia Maria Dias, Ph.D, Sector Specialist, WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing), Brazil • Creuza Maria Oliveira, President, Domestic Workers Federation, Brazil • Oretha Tarnue, Vice President, United Workers Union of Liberia Moderator Neha… [READ MORE]

Workshop – Mechanisms for Increasing Women’s Participation in Unions: Education, Policies, Quotas and Budgets

Workshop Mechanisms for Increasing Women’s Participation in Unions: Education, Policies, Quotas and Budgets Panelists • Sally Choi, Project Coordinator, Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), Hong Kong • Khamati Mugalla, Executive Secretary, East Africa Trade Union Confederation, (EATUC), Kenya • Rosana Sousa de Deus, Executive Committee, Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT), Brazil Moderator Kate Doherty, Solidarity Center… [READ MORE]

Workshop Building Women’s Power in Times of Political Change: Examples from MENA

Workshop Building Women’s Power in Times of Political Change: Examples from MENA Participants • Zeinab Hashem Mahmoud Ahmed, Treasurer, Union of the Workers of the Egyptian Company for Iron Alloy, Egyptian Democratic Labor Congress (EDLC), Egypt • Alyaa Hussein Mahood Al-Rubaye, Executive Board Member/Secretary of Women’s Department, General Federation of Iraqi Workers (GFIW), Iraq •… [READ MORE]

Workshop Decisions in Union Organizing: Applying a Gender Analysis to Organizing Campaigns

Workshop Decisions in Union Organizing: Applying a Gender Analysis to Organizing Campaigns Facilitator Tom Egan, Solidarity Center Senior Program Officer, Trade Union Strengthening Tom Egan: Conducting a gender analysis before an organizing campaign can boost its effectiveness. Photo: Matt Hersey Tom Egan, who has been designing and running organizing campaigns for more than 20 years, facilitated this… [READ MORE]

Workshop Strategic Alliances for Working Women’s Rights: Unions and NGOs

Workshop Strategic Alliances for Working Women’s Rights: Unions and NGOs Panelists • Evangelina Argûeta Chinchilla, Coordinator, General Workers Confederation (CGT), and FESITRATEMASH, Honduras • Julia Quiñonez Amparan, Coordinator, Comitè Fronterizo de Obreros/as (Border Committee of Workers), Mexico • Gisela Dütting, Coordinator of the Living Wage Campaign at the Clean Clothes Campaign, Netherlands Facilitator Lorraine Clewer, Solidarity Center Country… [READ MORE]

Workshop – Brazil’s Integrated Education and Solidarity Economy: Opening Pathways to Income and Citizenship

Workshop Brazil’s Integrated Education and Solidarity Economy: Opening Pathways to Income and Citizenship Participants • Ruth Needleman, Professor Emerita, Labor Studies Program, Indiana University, USA • Eunice Maria Dias Wolf, Secretary of Social Development, City of Canoas, Brazil • Mardeli de Quadros Rosa, General Coordinator, Associação de Mulheres do Multiplicar, Brazil • Maria Regina dos Santos Braga, President, Cooperativa… [READ MORE]

Workshop – Organizing Women in the Agricultural Sector

Workshop Organizing Women in the Agricultural Sector Panelists • Elaine Jones, Director of Global Trade Program, WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing), United Kingdom • Touriya Lahrech, Executive Office/Coordinator of Women Department, Confederation Democratique du Travail (CDT), Morocco • Rosa Julia Perez Aguilar, Secretary of Women’s, Child and Adolescent Affairs, Sindicato de Trabajadores… [READ MORE]

Plenary Bringing Back the Heart: Gender Action Learning Process with Four Trade Unions in South Africa

Plenary Bringing Back the Heart: Gender Action Learning Process with Four Trade Unions in South Africa Presenter Nina Benjamin, Gender Research Program Coordinator, Labour Research Service/Gender at Work, South Africa Moderator Imani Countess, Solidarity Center Africa Region Director Nina Benjamin provided highlights from a Solidarity Center-commissioned report compiled by the organization, Gender at Work, and… [READ MORE]

Plenary Women Worker Rights and Gender Equality in Light Manufacturing: What Way Forward?

Plenary Women Worker Rights and Gender Equality in Light Manufacturing: What Way Forward? Panelists • Morium Sheuli, General Secretary, Bangladesh Independent  Garment Workers Union Federation (BIGUF) • Evangelina Argûeta Chinchilla, Coordinator, General Workers Confederation (CGT), and FESITRATEMASH, Honduras • Claudia Santos Reguelin, Brazilian Metalworkers Union of the City of Osasco, Brazil • Lynda Yanz, Executive Director, Maquila Solidarity Network,… [READ MORE]