Gulalai Ismail, a founder of our partner organization Aware Girls, in great danger

We joined a group of women human rights defenders around the world passing an open letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres to stand up for Ms Ismail and her work. Read the open letter here. Read more also from The Independent.

The Dignity Project

The Dignity Project is a storytelling workshop for young women to learn new digital skills and share stories empowering one another. We will select 12 participants for the program based on your application which you can find below.

The program is free of charge for the participants selected. Refreshments and equipment for the projects will be provided. At the end of the program each participant will receive a certificate for successful participation of the eight sessions. A public screening of the videos will be held in early September.

The workshops will take place in the Women's Lab at the Centre for Social Innovation, 601 West 26th St. (room 315), NY NY 10001 and run from July 16 - August 8, 2019 with meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 pm.

The deadline to apply is July 12th so submit your application now by clicking here!

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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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