This Women’s Food Security In International Development program takes place in St. Cloud.
Women are key to international development. Empowering women through health care, education, and finance results in better lives for themselves, their families, and communities. But what happens when people are unable to provide basic nutrition for their families? Women, in particular, are prevented from performing the economic and social activities that would otherwise lift their families from poverty, causing further dependence rather than self-sufficiency and prosperity.
The value of a human rights practitioner can range from being an advocate, campaigner, peacekeeper, investigator, to artist. However, sometimes when I share that I’m a human rights practitioner, I get a deer in headlights stare. As a MINN fellow, I’ve had the opportunity to share and, quite frankly, GEEK OUT about what it means to be a human rights practitioner through the extensive MINN network and by using my advocacy skills through LinkedIn.
The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is seeking a part-time Volunteer Manager to work with the co-chairs of the Summit and Program Committees to ensure effective recruitment, onboarding, and management of volunteers.
Join us for a discussion on global health with special guest speakers, including Britt Cecconi Cruz from Health Partners International. The conversation will be be semi-structured with a few overarching questions, however, most of the evening will be directed by audience interests.