Women's Empowerment International
||Saturday, April 27, 2019
Mt. La Jolla Clubhouse
5490 Caminito Herminia
La Jolla, CA 92037
Program: Women's Empowerment International (WE) was founded to promote gender equity and alleviate poverty worldwide. WE Executive Director Paige Bradley and Jeanette De Wyse, WE Co-Liaison to Uganda, will describe partnerships with organizations here in San Diego and in Tijuana, Honduras, Haiti, and Uganda, and how they operate to help achieve gender equity and allow women and their families to become independent, self-supporting contributors to their communities and the world.
Paige Bradley is a Los Angeles native and UCLA graduate who has worked as a political consultant, fund-raiser, and campaign strategist in San Francisco and Silicon Valley for leading figures such as Rep. Anna Eshu (D-CA), former Rep. Lynn Schenk (D-CA),. the California Democratic Party's Clinton/Gore re-election campaign, and the Women's Technology Cluster. In Boston, she served as development director at NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts, a 10,000 member grassroots non-profit, and at Grub Writers, one of the nation's leading literary arts centers. Paige most recently worked in Paris as a fundraising director for Sport dans La Ville, France's leading non-profit serving at-risk youth and families.
Chicago native Jeanette De Wyse attended Northwestern University and received a B.S. degree from its Medill School of Journalism. After moving to San Diego she worked at the El Cajon Daily Californian, then became the first staff writer for the San Diego Reader, where she wrote cover stories and shorter new articles for 30 years. She became involved with Women's Empowerment at its inception and has served a a liaison with the Grannies Project in Uganda since 2013.
Please join us for a stimulating and informative program.
Judy Wilkinson, President-Elect; Program Committee