AWGC participated in the opinion leaders call about the research findings in Women Give 2010. Your thoughtful comments helped to shape responses to many media inquiries we received. Full report available here Press on Women Give 2010 in USA Today
Q-Wave and Asian Women Giving Circle March in 2010 Lunar New Year Parade
On Saturday, February 20th, the Asian Women Giving Circle marched in celebration and solidarity with members of Q-Wave at the 2010 Lunar New Parade in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Q-Wave, founded in 2004, is a grassroots organization dedicated to strengthening the voices of lesbian/bisexual/queer women and transgender/gender variant people of Asian descent. It was the first time in the parade’s history that there was an Asian LGBTQ contingent. In 2009, the Asian Women Giving Circle awarded a $4,000 grant to Q-Wave for their organizing, education and awareness building work at the Lunar New Year parade.
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AWGC host first Sip, Shop and Swap event at the Mertz Gilmore Foundation
Co-hosted with the NY Women’s Foundation Circle of Sisters for Social Change, we learned about wines with Tuhina De O’Connor. All guests brought gently used items from their closets for a silent auction, and left-overs were swapped. A fun evening with friends and allies. Thank you!
The Asian Women Giving Circle proudly supports The Up Close & Personal series at the South Asian International Film Festival The Up Close & Personal series at The Rubin Museum of Art on Saturday, Oct. 25th. The Series Includes: A Drop of Life Healthy. Happy. Holi Kerala Brides Lalbatti Holding Fast
The Living Portrait (2007 Grantee) It announces the artist reception, the 11 day installation and the panel discussion. Considering that a recent newspaper article stated that 50% of undergraduate women say they have experienced emotional, physical or sexual violence stemming from personal relationships before or during college using the Living Portrait to educate, raise awareness and to offer opportunities for …