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May 28, 2013   /  By Celena Green

Senior Program Officer Celena Green remembers Sara Katebalirwe, a longtime member of the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network. Read More


June 28, 2012

President and CEO of Vital Voices, Alyse Nelson, spoke with Dennis Wholey, host of PBSThis is America. Read More


March 16, 2012   /  By Shonali Banerjee

Rebecca Lolosoli of Kenya recently received a GR8! Women Award for her exemplary achievements in women’s rights. Read More


February 23, 2012   /  By Melysa Sperber

Vital Voices remembers Mary Schnack, a longtime friend and consultant, after her battle with cancer. Read More


December 16, 2011   /  By Kianoosh Tahbaz-Salehi

Kianoosh Tahbaz-Salahi visits a Kenyan entrepreneur in Nairobi for the first time, who has participated in Vital Voices' EinH trainings and workshops.  Read More


September 02, 2011   /  By Helah Robinson

We are delighted to announce that a number of Vital Voices Global Leadership Network Members have been selected as Powerful Women Who are Changing the World by OneWorld Action. Read More


July 06, 2011

Vital Voices mourns the passing of Caroline Monda, Founding Chair of the Kenya Bead Society and Vice Chair and Founding Secretary of the Federation of Entrepreneurship Assocations in Kenya.  Read More


June 29, 2011

In the first of a series of blog posts, Vital Voices President & CEO Alyse Nelson tells us about the inspirational entrepreneurs and leaders she meets in Haiti at the Women in Production trade fair. Read More


March 21, 2011   /  By Melissa Morales, Program Assistant, Latin America and the Caribbean

Vital Voices staff member Melissa Morales on a recent trip to New York and Connecticut with two of the talented women artisans in our Global Leadership Network. Seeing Phelicia and Rebecca in the hotel lobby as we prepared to visit the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) headquarters in New York, I felt immensely privileged. Joining them on this meeting was a last-minute development. I was accompanying my colleagues Kianoosh and Zoe, who head the Entrepreneurs in Handcrafts program at Vital Voices and who had been looking forward to this series of meetings for weeks. Read More


October 19, 2009

With the support of the ExxonMobil Foundation, The Vital Voices Entrepreneurs in Handcrafts facilitated a training workshop in Nairobi, Kenya from September 28 – October 2, 2009. Read More



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