Celebrating San Diego’s philanthropists

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Linda Katz is the honorary chair of National Philanthropy Day San Diego On Oct. 28, San Diegans like Evelyn and Ernest Rady, and Lori M. Walton will be honored at National Philanthropy Day San Diego’s awards luncheon. But working behind the scenes to organize the event and spread the word about volunteerism is Del Mar’s Linda Katz. Katz, who describes herself …

Legislation and its Impact on the Working Poor

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Women Give San Diego recently hosted Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez and Council President Todd Gloria to learn more about legislation they are both working on to help working women and families. This was WGSD’s kick-off meeting for the new granting cycle, on Monday September 15, 2014. While our members are well aware that pay equity continues to be a problem for …

WGSD Member, Susannah Stokes Mazzoni

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1st Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps   March 27, 2014, Written by www.leanin.org Helmand province, Afghanistan I was four years old when I knew that I wanted to be a U.S. Marine. Sitting on the bleachers at Parris Island, South Carolina, I watched in fascination as platoons of young enlisted men marched in perfect cadence across the parade field to graduate …

WGSD Member, Barbara Bry

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March 10, 2014 Women Give San Diego founding member, Barbara Bry in Sacramento with Assembly Majority Leader (and Speaker to be) Toni Atkins who named her District 78 Woman of the Year! A wonderful ceremony this morning honoring 80 amazing and diverse women from all parts of California. Congratulations and thank you, Barbara!

Grant Awards Celebration!

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February 28, 2014 Join Women Give San Diego for its 2014 Grant Awards Celebration on Monday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the San Diego Humane Society. Celebrate another successful year of grant making and learn about the 2014 grant recipients! Bring a prospect and share the spirit of Women Give San Diego with a friend, colleague, or neighbor!

Happy New Year!

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January 7, 2014 Happy New Year WGSD Members! To start the New Year right, we are beginning 2014 with a meeting hosted by the Mentorship Team. Mark your calendars for Monday, January 13th from 6pm to 7:30pm at Girl Scouts San Diego. Mentorship – A Three-Way Street A discussion facilitated by psychologists Linda Hirshberg, Ph.D. and Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz. Marjorie …

Blog Posts 2012-2013

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All blogs prior to this date can be found in their original form here. The archived posts are copied below, but the formatting and photos are missing.  

Women Cultivating Community Connections

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On Friday, June 14, 2013 Women Give San Diego hosted our first conference titled, “Women Cultivating Community Connections,” for our members and grantees. Whether you attended or not, I invite you to grab a cup of coffee, wine or your beverage of choice, find a comfy spot to sit and get ready to immerse yourself in this blog because there …