Regional Program: Planning Discussions
January 2020 | Amman, Jordan | Jerusalem |Tel Aviv, Israel
Purpose: Discussions with members of the Jordanian, Israeli and Palestinian teams to organize and plan for future projects and convenings. Planning Committees were formed for the 2020 Annual Convening and a 2020/2021 Regional Convenings designed to connect young women leaders from Israel, Jordan and Palestine under the topic of Young Women’s Leadership and Empowerment. Both should provide opportunities for professional training and foster networking and peacebuilding in the region. Some meetings were arranged to network with professionals and NGO’s that provide gender programming and facilitation services in the region.
Forward Global Women’s Founders Regional Meeting
December 2015 | Amman, Jordan & Tel Aviv, Israel
Purpose: Relationship building between Forward Global Women’s Founders and Israeli and Jordanian team members. Promotion of Forward Global Women’s Security Project.
The Regional teams visited the University of Amman in Jordan where Founder Rula Quawas was an esteemed professor. Meetings were arranged with Fredrick Ebert Stiftung’s offices in both Amman and Tel Aviv to discuss future steps for the Security Project including its publication. The Team met with staff from the US Embassy in Amman as well as with Einat Shlein, the Israeli Ambassador to Jordan. During time outside of Amman, the Team was able to visit with locals in Al Fuhais Municipality a predominantly Christian town in Jordan.