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2014 Network Events

Malawi Sister Society Meeting - April 25

April 25, 2014, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
MUSCCO - Blantyre Office

The first 2014 meeting of the Malawi Sister Society will start off by introducing the objectives of the Global Women's Leadership Network, led by Success Mawarenga (Board Treasurer, Ulimi Community SACCO) and Triza Magreta, (General Manager, Mudi SACCO). The discussion topic will be "How to Overcome Challenges Met," which will be conducted by Faith Mang'anda (former MUSCCO President and ACOSCA Board member) and Patricia Mwase (Managing Director of Credit Reference Bureau). The discussion will be followed by a planning session for the future of the Sister Society. To RSVP, please email Triza Magreta at or We look forward to seeing you there!

THINK Conference Sister Society Group Leader Session - May 19–21

Details to come.

Inaugural Colorado Sister Society Meeting - May 28

Arizona Sister Society Meeting - May 29

Details to come.

Women in Leadership Colloquium - June 19

June 19, 2014
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Filene Research Institute and World Council of Credit Unions

Women are an essential part of credit unions around the world. They are taking on more and more leadership roles every year, but still face systemic challenges. Join Filene and World Council at the University of Southern California as we delve into the challenges and opportunities faced by women in credit unions, both in the United States and around the world.

The event is free to register for Filene members in good standing. Non-members are encouraged to make a voluntary contribution of $250 to help cover the costs of the event. To learn more about the event or to register, click here.

Ontario Sister Society Meeting - June 20

Details to come.

Washington DC Sister Society Meeting - June 25

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Callahan and Associates Headquarters
1001 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 1001, WDC

Join the Washington DC area Sister Society for its second meeting of the year! The guest speaker will be Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) who will highlight topics related to Women's Issues. The event will also feature roundtable discussions on "Making a Difference in DC for Women," facilitated by Brandi Stankovic, of Mitchell, Stankovic and Associates. Later on, a community project will be chosen for the Washington DC Sister Society. All attendees are encouraged to bring women's suits and accessories to the meeting for donation.

Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions Golf Tournament - July 26

Join us for "Golf Down Under" at the beautiful Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club in Gold Coast, Australia. This year's tournament presents golden opportunities to network with credit union leaders from around the globe while golfing on beautiful greens. The fifth annual golf tournament will be held one day prior to the World Credit Union Conference with proceeds benefiting the Global Women's Leadership Network. Registration is US $295 / AU $340 + 10% GST (US $325 / AU $375 + 10% GST after 15 May 2014).* Club rental is also avaialble for US $45 / AU $50 + 10% GST.* To register for the tournament, contact Worldwide Foundation Director Calyn Ostrowski at

*Pricing subject to change.

Global Women's Leadership Forum - July 26–27

Join us for the 2014 Global Women's Leadership Forum, July 26-27, in Gold Coast, Australia. Held in partnership with Australian Women in Mutuals (WIM), this all-day workshop connects credit union women during an interactive leadership development session. Participants will engage face-to-face with women from other credit union movements to grow their business knowledge and professional relationships.

This year's event will feature Dr. Louise Mahler, renowned expert on vocal intelligence, as the keynote speaker, and will include a working luncheon and global dialogue during roundtable discussions. Registration also includes access to exclusive conference opportunities, including a Networking Reception and Network Lounge. In 2013, more than 100 high-level female leaders from around the world participated in the Leadership Forum. The 2014 Forum is open to Network members, including Australian and New Zealand women leaders. Thanks to our sponsors, this year's registration is only US $100 (+10% GST). To register, click here.



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