Tag: iZōsh

Little Stones: Award-Winning documentary screening October 20

We’re excited about our next iZōsh Event on Friday, October 20, which is going to be a little different than past Events. Instead of having a speaker, we’re hosting a screening of an award-winning documentary directed and produced by a past iZōsh keynote speaker. Some of you will remember hearing from EMMY® Award-winning filmmaker Sophia…
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Connecting, Giving, Learning, and Celebrating: Recap of the iZōsh March 24th Event

The iZōsh Event last Friday night was a powerful and fun-filled evening! Connect Following a welcome by iZōsh Chair Colleen Dauw, the iZōsh gathering of 107 women opened with an inspirational presentation by Images of Praise, a dance troupe auxiliary of the Michigan Gospel Chorale. Colleen then went on to describe how iZōsh works, accompanied…
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Kiva Stories from the Field: The Asian Tropics and Beyond

Please mark your calendars for our next iZosh Event on Friday, March 24. Our keynote speaker is Kari Derenzi, who will share “Kiva Stories from the Field: The Asian Tropics and Beyond.” A Bay Area native and international traveler, Kari has volunteered with microfinance lender Kiva at home in San Francisco and abroad in Southeast…
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Delivering Joy: Recap of the iZōsh October 21st Event

On October 21, 2017, 117 women gathered together at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor for the semi-annual meeting of iZōsh: Women Investing in Women, an organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of women globally who live in extreme poverty. Their mission is to give micro-loans to these women, allowing them to establish small businesses…
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Delivering Joy: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Healthy Communities

Please join us next Friday October 21st as iZōsh welcomes Allison Shigo as our featured speaker. Ms. Shigo received an Emmy Award for her work on A Walk to Beautiful, winner of the International Documentary Association award for Best Feature Documentary 2007. A Walk to Beautiful screened at over 25 film festivals worldwide, won several…
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Updates on Past iZosh Loan Recipients

Mark your calendars! Our next iZōsh event is just four weeks away, on Friday, October 21 at 7pm. We’ll gather to learn from filmmaker Allison Shigo, who co-founded a non-profit in Ethiopia to eliminate fistula and empower former fistula patients. In addition, we’ll be giving microloans in real time to women in extreme poverty across…
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The Book We’ll Discuss April 22nd – Join Us!

As those of you familiar to iZōsh know, we definitely don’t shy away from difficult topics, inviting speakers with hard stories to tell and hear, and exploring reading material that challenges ideas about justice and safety for women worldwide. The Locust Effect by Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros is no exception. Recommended by iZōsh’s…
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So many reasons to celebrate! October 30th Recap

Last Friday, October 30, 2015, 113 women met at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor for its most recent night to gather, learn, give and celebrate the joy of empowering women living in extreme poverty. The evening began with an introductory video presenting background on the practice of genital cutting, still a part of the…
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iZosh is only 2 weeks away!

We hope you have your calendars marked for Friday night, two weeks from today, for the iZōsh event! Prepare for an evening of enlightenment, as we learn about strides being made to end female genital mutilation (FGM). And we’ll be funding micro loans — in real time — to women in extreme poverty around the…
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Q Commons Ann Arbor

Hopefully you already have October 30 highlighted on your fall calendars for our next iZosh event. If you’re having trouble waiting that long for an outstanding opportunity to do good, we encourage you to join us at Q Commons Ann Arbor on September 24 Please join us to hear Robin, along with other local and…
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