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Empowering Low-Income Women

Oct 14, 2014

Rising Tide: Empowering Low-Income Women showcases innovation and women tackling the issue of empowerment and poverty. 

Notable time-points: 

  • Inspiration: Maya Angelou: Showcases the poem "Phenomenal Woman": 8:22 min mark 
  • “Empowerment:”: Andrea Debiasio describes her journey of getting sober at Edna House to becoming its current executive director: 20:05 
  • Fatimah Zahra describes her struggles, journey, and accomplishments: 20:05 
  • Refugee Perspective: Saraswati Gurung of Bhutan shares her personal story: 33:40 
  • Women and children in poverty: Natalie Leeks-Nelson of Providence House provides compelling information on the subject of women and children in poverty: 39:40
  • "Poverty is a state of the pocketbook - Not a state of the mind" 45:22
  • Policy: Factors of Women described by Amy Hanauer, Founding Director, Policy Matters Ohio: 53:12
  • Foundation Data: Women's Issues: Statistics provided by Zohra Zohri, Vice President, Foundation Center: 1:14:20
  • Social Enterprise: A life of social good and action by Lisa Evans: 1:43:20 
  • Take Aways: 1:49:18


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