This year, the first of the Boomer Generation turns 65. To bring urgently-needed attention to the risk facing the Boomers, Alzheimer's Association recently released a groundbreaking study Generation Alzheimer's: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers. Access the study and other information here.
Pink Brick House
Pink Brick House is currently looking for ambitious, young women in New York that want to make their mark on the world. Here's the info - please forward to where appropriate: Calling the women leaders of our generation! "Women in power have a chance to rewrite the meaning of the world." - Marie C. Wilson. The echo boomer generation is the largest, most educated and diverse population in history. Today, we stand at a pivotal moment in time, where we truly have the chance to create the kind of change we wish to see. If you are a women leader between the ages of 22 – 27 who’s trying to make your mark in the world, we want to hear from you! Who we are: Pink Brick House is a start-up media agency in NYC that makes exciting pop culture for smart women. Our first project is a cultural movement for ambitious, young women in New York City. Who you need to be: · Female, 22 – 27 yrs · NYC Resident for more than 1 year · Working in any media, tech, or creative field · In the beginning stages of starting your project/business/movement If you fit the above description, please email a paragraph to email@example.com about who you are and why you want to learn more about this project. Include a copy of your resume. Please share this post with your extended network. You will be contributing to the movement of a lifetime! Thank You! Kristen, Jasmine, and the Girls of Pink Brick House @PinkBrickHouse | http://pinkbrickhouse.com
No Limits.org is a non-partisan, non-political organization that works to discuss local, national and global challenges through technology, personal networks, and sharing information. They've launched a social media component, My.NoLimits.org, where members can submit and comment on blog posts, join groups, and connect with other like-minded people. The Disability Action Committee is an example of one group you can join, check out the description: To address the discrimination in employment, health care, education, and media bias confronting citizens with disabilities. While many disabilities are mobility related many other diagnosis can be mental, psychological, or the result of trauma.
Help a child re-imagine their world through art. Be a weekly Arts Mentor!
Free Arts NYC seeks caring, committed adult volunteers to bring creative arts programs to underserved children. Weekday afternoons or evenings. Placements available in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. Experience with youth or arts is appreciated, but not required. The staff will provide the training you need to make a powerful difference in young lives. To learn more, visit their website, or contact Katie Key at (212)974-9092 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vote, Run, Lead!
Help make women's votes count and women's voices heard by joining Vote, Run, Lead, a new national initiative of The White House Project. The White House Project is asking women from across the country to VOTE in November, learn how to RUN for public office and then help LEAD the country. Visit them to find out more about their efforts and trainings. For more information about The White House Project visit their website.
TWM IS LOOKING FOR GUEST BLOGGERS!
Who are you?
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
What do you have to say?
Here’s a chance to make YOUR voice heard! Become a guest blogger on The Women’s Mosaic® blog, CHICKS ROCK! Check out our guidelines for guest bloggers and read through the work of other guest bloggers. We take posts by guest bloggers year-round, so submit your post today!
Every woman has a story. What’s yours?
There’s a place where real voices rule, where women can write and publish stories about anything that matters to them. It’s called DivineCaroline.com and you’re invited to come and explore, read, write and make connections. Our Neighborhood & World section is a great place to share your knowledge and your plans for "changing everything."
DivineCaroline is new, but the community is already an active one. So come and see how our stories, reviews and forums can complement your efforts. Registration is fast and the whole experience is free. Hope to see you soon at their website.
DO SOMETHING GREAT FOR YOUR COUNTRY. LEAVE.
Support National Passport Month! You can help! Email, write or call the White House and request that the President follow the lead of Congress in issuing a proclamation naming September National Passport Month.
TWM's INSPIRER Newsletter Now Available Online!
The Women's Mosaic's second print newsletter was finished at the end of 2006. If you aren't on our postal mailing list, and didn't get one, you can download Issue 2 as a PDF. If you'd like to get the next issue, be sure to join our e-mail list and fill in your postal address.
The Women's Mosaic Needs Interns!
We need some help!
We have several internship opportunities. They are unpaid, but if you have some extra time, they could offer you great experience, resume boosting, and networking opportunities.
All of these internships are with "The Women's Mosaic," a non-profit organization. Dates and hours are flexible for all internships and will be determined based on applicants availability and qualifications. Though the internships are unpaid, interns may attend events for free.
For all the listed internships, send resume/cover letter to:
CONTACT: Kristina Leonardi
SPECIAL EVENTS INTERN
This position encompasses all aspects of event planning including, but not limited to:create events from start to finish,research and secure venues,
compile venue contact list,
research, contact and coordinate speakers, arrange and handle all supplementary handouts/ materials/ programs for events,work at actual event and helping with set-up, check-in, break down etc, promote events / handout and distribute flyers / community outreach, follow-up on events once completed including thank you notes, etc.
Requirements:Excellent organizational, communications, interpersonal skills; ability to multitask and strong attention to detail required.
Interest in women's issues and diversity.
PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN
This position encompasses all aspects of publicity and public relations including, but not limited to:
Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communications skills, research skills, professional and upbeat interpersonal skills and telephone manner, some experience in the field or related. Passion for women's issues and diversity.
- compile comprehensive media contact list
- write press releases and media alerts
- send out event listings to local outlets
- compile a press kit
- arrange press/media events
This position entails both general administrative details as well as helping to manage our membership program with tasks including, but not limited to:
Requirements: Extremely detail oriented, excellent organizational skills, very computer savvy: Word, Excel, some graphic design knowledge. Interest in women's issues and diversity a plus.
- maintaining our database
- coordinate large mailings
- handle individual letters / mailings
- secure discounts at local businesses for membership programs
- organize file system and other administrative tasks
- update website listings and postings
- help staff events
This position encompasses all aspects of fundraising and development, including but not limited to:
Requirements: Some background in fundraising or business; detail oriented; excellent analytical, research and communication skills. Passion for women's issues and diversity.
- creating a fundraising plan with goals and budget
- working on direct mail letters and campaign
- research and write grants
- solicit corporate sponsorships
- create a donor database
This position requires excellent writing, journalistic and/or marketing skills to help write printed newsletter and other promotional materials.
Per Project Basis
Various projects available for graphic designer - printed newsletter and other marketing materials.
Requirements: Knowledge of Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe etc.