Featured Event: Sustainable Fashion and SDGs: Different Contexts, Same Mission

The Kota Alliance, together with Hecho por Nosotros, organized an official side event of the UN High Level Political Meeting on Agenda 2030 with the theme "Sustainable Fashion and SDGs: Different Contexts, Same Mission" on Wednesday July 11, 2018. Check out photos and the live broadcast of the event in the window below!


What is Kota?

  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.

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.

Featured Blog Posts

Midsummer 5K Run / Nordic Walk

Thank you all the runners and walkers who participated the Midsummer 5K Run / Nordic Walk. It was a great, sunny day in Prospect Park. We also want to congratulate the winners: The female winner Emma Larsson and the male winner Sean Lavery. Congratulations!!



The Menstrual Hygiene Day

The Kota Alliance celebrated the Menstrual Hygiene Day together with Hope and Dreams Initiative, BeGirl and Days for Girls. It was an inspiring evening with an incredible panel discussing about periods and global taboos. We want to thank everyone who joined the event and supported the good cause. In addition, a special thanks to all the panel speakers:  Liliana Tandon, Damaris Lewis, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, David Brand, and Aga Wilson. 

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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