The Kota Alliance is participating in #NYGivesDay 24-hour online fundraising event giving you an easy opportunity to contribute to gender equality and women's empowerment locally and globally. The Kota Alliance is based in New York City and is currently supporting 25 partner organizations through networking and promoting their work and fundraising efforts. We also sponsor a monthly seat to a reproductive health organization. Our vision is to form a permanent hub for small- to medium-size global and local civil society organizations in New York City aiming to reduce gender inequalities and you can help us towards that goal. Just get online, show us some love and donate on Giving Tuesday, November 28. We are thankful for all of your support! For more detailed information about Kota and New York Gives Day here


Lemonade Party to Squeeze Gender-Based Violence

Thursday, December 7, 2017
12:30 PM  2:00 PM

Welcome to a fun and interactive discussion with our speakers Saba Ismail of Aware Girls and Jonathan Kalin of Party With Consent as a part of 16 Days of Activism 2017.


Aware Girls in partnership with The Kota Alliance will throw a Lemonade Party at the Center for Social Innovation on 07th December 2017 at 12:30-PM -02:00 PM to turn Gender-Based Violence problem around. Bring your lunch, unlimited              lemonade will be served!



Lightfoot Holiday Pop-up!

Saturday, December 9 - Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kota will be participating the Lightfoot Holiday Pop-up in Chelsea, New York, where you can find sustainable and socially responsible products. Come check out our table and say hi, learn more about Kota and us  personally. Always happy to see a familiar and a new face!


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Wednesday, November 1, 2017,  6:30pm 

at the Centre for Social Innovation, NYC

Co-hosted by Aware Girls

Tanzila is a story of struggle but with a happy ending. She is a wheelchair user since birth but her job is to convert problems to opportunities for the collective benefit! 
She wrote her first book, 'A story of Mexico' when she was 16 and then went on to publish her second book, 'The Perfect Situation'  
She has sold her books to fund community projects in the fields of disability, women empowerment, education and environment. Her company is Creative Alley that trains and empowers the community through events and projects. 
Tanzila is a soft skills trainer for development and corporate sector and can take on any audience given to her. She is also an International Motivational Speaker and has spoken and worked on four continents. She is a Project Manager for many national, regional and International Campaigns and Projects. The Journey is on...

More information about Tanzila Khan

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The Kota Alliance is a hub and incubator for not-for-profit organizations, social enterprises, and women-owned businesses that share the like-minded goal of gender equality andwomen's empowerment. 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.  

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.

About half of nonprofits identify “long-term financial sustainability” as their greatest challenge. By joining Kota at the Women's Lab at CSI, you will benefit from the group discount that CSI offers us,  and prove that our vision works: the Kota Alliance will reduce costs with shared office, event, and conference space at reduced prices in New York City, and improve efficiency with fiscal, physical, and programmatic support, as well as collaboration between partner 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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