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#KotaDay2019 - Different and the Same: Collaboration for Gender Equality

We are hosting our next #KotaDay in February and would love to see you there! The theme this year is Different and the Same: Collaboration for Gender Equality.

Many not-for-profits deal with economic and political but also social and cultural inequalities between genders. At the same time, cultural and social understanding of gender still varies greatly across nations and regions. How do we all work together toward SDG5 in the most focused and impactful way? How do we counter similarities and differences in inequality in the content of our programmatic work, but also in NGO workplaces, leadership practices, decision making? How do we learn from other contexts, from each other? Collaboration is science and art. More…

 
Architectural rendering of what our future building may look like. Credit goes to the esteemed   Urban Quotient     (© 2015). We are very grateful for their support.

Architectural rendering of what our future building may look like. Credit goes to the esteemed Urban Quotient (© 2015). We are very grateful for their support.

What is Kota?

The Kota Alliance is a umbrella organization elevating collaboration across borders for women-centered nonprofits, NGOs, social enterprises and entrepreneurs, businesses and startups that share the like-minded goal of improving gender equality and supporting women. Currently working out of the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), The Kota Alliance long term goal is to be working independently out of a World Center for Women via a social enterprise model. About half of nonprofits identify “long-term financial sustainability” as their greatest challenge. By joining Kota at the Women's Lab at CSI, our members benefit from our group discount for coworking and event space. Additionally, those who join our community, receive tangible  fiscal, physical, and programmatic support, as well as the opportunity to collaboration across organizations.

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Kota Alliance is a working member of the Women's Lab at the  Centre for Social Innovation co-working space in Chelsea, NYC.

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