â€œSupporting women is one of the best ways to fight global poverty. Women grassroots leaders are on the frontlines tackling the toughest issues: hunger, violence, access to healthcare and education. By supporting their work as leaders, we can help them have greater impact and improve the lives of thousands in local communities.â€ — Mauricio Vivero, Executive Director of the Seattle International Foundation.
Join us as we launch a campaign in partnership with the Seattle International Foundation (SIF) and iLEAP: The Center for Critical Service, to promote and support global womenâ€™s leadership. We’re kicking off this campaign with a Groupon G-Team deal that will run today, Tuesday, July 26th until 11:59 pm on Thursday, July 28.
Groupon will be covering all transaction fees so that 100% of your donation goes towards investing in women. Plus, SIF will match every single donation made, dollar for dollar, up to $25,000!
$10 is All It Takes to Improve Women’s Equality
Starting today, you can make an investment in womenâ€™s leadership by pledging your support in increments of $10. For each $500 we raise through Groupon, we will fund one week of training for a woman leader to come to Seattle and participate in a 10-week fellowship program. The program will be implemented by iLEAP, which is an international nonprofit that builds capacity in a new generation of women grassroots leaders â€“ creating positive change in their institutions and communities.
How to Fund Leadership Training through Groupon:
- Go to Jolkonaâ€™s G-Team campaign today until 11:59 pm on Thursday, July 28.
- Click on â€œBUYâ€ and select quantity (e.g., 1 = $10, 2 = $20, etc.)
- Complete your order and tell your friends about your donation through Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Each donation made will automatically get matched by SIF and our total impact will be posted here as the campaign progresses.
Bonus: For everyone who makes a donation to this campaign and fills out the Jolkona survey monkey at the end, you will be eligilbe to win two tickets to the Women in the World Breakfast at the Four Seasons in November, where the 2011 fellows will be honored. (Here’s a video to last year’s Women in the World Breakfast.)
On behalf of the entire Jolkona team, thank you for your support to empower women all over the world!
CEO & Co-Founder