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2015 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards

2015 Women's History Month

2015 Tea and Conversation: SF First Lady Anita Lee and Noosheen Hashemi


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Teach In @Twitter HQ - February 16, 2016

The Super Women at Twitter (SWAT) is hosting an office tour and teach-in at their San Francisco headquarter offices on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5pm to 7pm. Learn how to tweet and "share content & resources to empower women to be the leaders around the world." This exclusive event is open to Friends Board members and Membership Ambassadors only.

1 Billion Rising Revolution - February 12, 2016

Mission Neighborhood Centers – Mission Girls in partnership with the Domestic Violence Consortium, Women’s Advocacy Groups and the Department on the Status of Women is hosting the annual One Billion Rising REVOLUTION event at the Women’s Building on Friday, February 12, 2016! Join us from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for an afternoon of creativity, dancing, drumming and rising in the community. You're invited as community partners, friends and family to take a stand against violence against women and girls.

Find out how you can join at

Check out photos from the awesome rising at

Scroll down below for videos of past One Billion Rising events.

Congratulations to the 2015 Women's History Month Awardees

Sherilyn Adams
Supervisor Scott Wiener

Erin Clark
Supervisor Norman Yee

Anastacia Powers Cuellar
Supervisor David Campos

Cara Cuper
Supervisor Katy Tang

Kimberly Ellis
Supervisor Malia Cohen

Wanda Holland Greene
Supervisor Mark Farrell

Rita G. Mah
Supervisor Julie Christensen

Maria Carolina Morales
Supervisor John Avalos

Doniece Sandoval
President London Breed

San Francisco Women Against Rape
Supervisor Jane Kim

Chief Wendy Still
District Attorney George Gascón

Maria Stokes
Supervisor Eric Mar

Congratulations to the 2015 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awardees!

Cheryl Jennings, News Anchor, ABC7/KGO-TV: Media Award

Hon. Fiona Ma, CPA, Board Member, Board Equalization - Claire Joyce Tempongko Memorial Award

Kate Kendell, Esq., Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights: Leadership Award

Krishanti Dharmaraj, Executive Director, Center for Women's Global Leadership: Legacy Award

Hon. Mark Leno, Senator SD11, California Senate: Government Award

Monique Moyer, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco: Community Building Award

Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, President & CEO, Global Fund for Women: International Comity Award

Dr. Tae Yun Kim, CEO & Founder, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions: Entrepreneurship Award

1 Billion Rising Videos

Watch the streaming video from One Billion Rising-San Francisco
City Hall on February 14, 2013.

Watch the GABRIELA USA flash mob rising on February 14, 2013.

One Billion Rising (Short Film) from V-Day Until the Violence Stops
on Vimeo.

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