Sister Giant Conference Joins RESULTS!

March 8, 2010
by Lisa Marchal, Global Grassroots Associate

The last weekend of February, hundreds of women filled the conference area of Los Angeles’ Sheraton Gateway Hotel to participate in “Sister Giant: Rousing the Sleeping Giant of American Womanhood.” This conference, led by renowned author and RESULTS Educational Fund board member Marianne Williamson, focused on the empowerment of women and helping them (re)discover their voices in the world on behalf of others. On the final morning of the conference, RESULTS staff members Sam Daley-Harris, Meredith Dodson, Sarah Beardmore, and Lisa Marchal — alongside some terrific RESULTS partner-volunteers from LA and beyond — presented the power and possibilities of RESULTS to the conference participants. Letters asking for robust foreign aid funding were written, powerful speaking was practiced, and over 230 women asked to become involved with RESULTS!

To help bring these new women into the fold, we have already held an

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As we process interest sheets and get folks plugged in, we welcome you and your group to stay vigilant: a Sister Giant participant might want to join your group! For more information on the power of the Sister Giant-RESULTS partnership, visit for a summary and contact Ken Patterson to get involved.  (You can also check out the recent organizing call on the RESULTS Musings blog and on iTunes.)

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