Posts Tagged: advocacy

Advocating and Training with Federally Employed Women

Through GovFem, I’ve been privileged to meet a number of outstanding leaders in the field of government diversity. I’ve also been exposed to a number of amazing organizations that are advocating for and training women to succeed in the public sector. Most recently, I spoke with Michelle Crockett, President of Federally Employed Women (FEW), a… Read more »

Girl Up Leadership Summit by United Nations Foundation

Hello Wonderful Moms & Dads: Great opportunity for your daughters to: sharpen their leadership skills connect with United Nations Foundation mentors help global girls from around the world DATE: 10-March-2012 VENUE: House of Sweden – 2900 K Street, NW – DC To Register Contact My Wonderful Daughter: [email protected] …..Please “SHARE” with your friends. http://coocooforcoco.net/girl-up-leadership-summit/

Make a difference this week! Maximize collaboration to the N-th Degree!!!

As some of you may know from my time on GovLoop and long standing particpation. I look and write about solutions and collaboration on a fairly regular basis. I just came back from Walter Reed and Ft. Belvoir yesterday and today working in collaboration with the Wounded Warrior Transition Units (WTUs). We are, with others,… Read more »

Who Dumped All That Free Speech on My Lawn?

A lively conversation blew through the Ypsilanti, Michigan message boards this week, like discarded coupons churning in the wind. Residents are tired of finding local news site AnnArbor.com’s weekly add papers strewn about their property. Rather than just complain, they’ve taken to SeeClickFix to exchange information and find a solution. It’s proven surprisingly difficult for… Read more »

Gov 2.0 complementing 311

Some cities with 311 Call Centers might have the knee-jerk reaction of resisting open-data platforms like SeeClickFix, even though it offers more transparency and better user experience. Yet our experience has been that many cities are willing to experiment with combining the utility of both systems. Consider this recent case from Chattanooga, TN. A month… Read more »