(New York City, USA) by IANGEL Board Member, Mary Wolverton The power of pro bono legal services to achieve gender equality was the subject of IANGEL’s program at the UN Commission on the Status of Women NGO Conference in New York on March 22, 2017. IANGEL was thrilled to present this topic to activists from NGOs around the world, as a UNCSW parallel event. Nancy Newman, IANGEL founder and president, emphasized the wealth of legal resources available to support and assist those working to advance gender equity. Newman was joined by Stella Odife, a Nigerian attorney who serves on IANGEL’s
On March 8, 2017, IANGEL was thrilled to celebrate International Women’s Day, and our 4th Anniversary, with a gala luncheon in San Francisco. Aptly titled “Rising Up, Standing Strong,” we urged sell-out crowd of over 120 local attorneys, law students, and activists to do just that.
(San Francisco, USA) by Hannah M. Hutton On January 6th, 2017, IANGEL participated in the “How to Be a Good Ally” strategic engagement conference. Executive Director, Cecilia Lipp, and Development and Communications Intern, Hannah Hutton attended the event aimed at training lawyers, legal professionals, community leaders, and non-profit organizations to support anticipated needs arising in diverse, under-represented communities in the coming year.
(San Francisco, USA) by IANGEL President, Nancy J. Newman A new president of the United States was sworn in on January 20, 2017. On January 21, 2017, we marched. All around the country, and all around the world, women, girls, and people who love them, marched. On that day, a movement was born. And it was yuge.
(New York, USA) On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, IANGEL will host a panel discussion “PRO BONO POWER: Leveraging legal resources to advance gender equality” in New York City.The UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) will host its 61st session, from March 13 – 24 , focused on Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work.
January 21, 2017 Today we marched. For equality. For our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters. IANGEL joined in the Women’s March in San Francisco, Seattle, Oakland and Boston. We marched alongside millions of people worldwide who raised their voices and banners on this historic day. As we continue to work day in and day out to advance women’s rights, it was truly an inspiration to see a global force of women and men connected for justice. Together, we can!
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by Nancy J. Newman, Founder and President, IANGEL On November 9, 2016, we awoke to a new reality. The world was rocked. The IANGEL community and countless women and men who care deeply about women’s rights and human rights are concerned for the future. But our work provides a shining ray of hope. It will light our path forward.
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