November, 2013 E-Newsletter


Member Spotlight: Meet the inspiring and impressive members of IAWF


          Parisa Khosravi

Parisa Khosravi is Senior Vice President of Global Relations for CNN Worldwide. IAWF congratulates Parisa on recently being named the first ever CNN Ambassador. To learn more about Parisa and her impressive career, click here.

Up Close and Personal
Learn more about dozens of IAWF members by viewing our Up Close and Personal videos series.  Access our videos here.

Gisue Hariri

Gisue Hariri

Gisue Hariri
Gisue Hariri

IAWF is pleased to welcome Gisue Hariri to our organization.  A founder of New York design firm Hariri & Hariri, Gisue was also a speaker at IAWF's recent New York conference.  Read more.

A special thanks to our New York Conference Committee, pictured above at the conference's closing, for a truly inspiring day. New York, New York - IAWF's Conference in the Big Apple Sells Out!       Sunday, October 27 was a milestone day for IAWF, which held its second East Coast conference in downtown Manhattan. Nearly 600 participants from all walks of life were inspired and empowered by more than 40 speakers, who traveled to the conference from all over the United States.   Click here to see a complete recap, including a salute to our sponsors.

Circle of Visionaries to Accept First Grant Applications - Deadline is November 30      

One of IAWF's first initiatives, the Circle of Visionaries (COV), was launched in August, 2013.   The Circle’s mission is to educate, motivate, and promote commitment to philanthropy in order to strengthen our community and to facilitate a greater impact through collective investment. Together, COV's inspired members have taken the first step towards a commitment to community philanthropy by collaborating towards making a greater impact in the lives of underserved women and children both locally and globally.

Circle of Visionary members who are interested in nominating an organization for a grant can learn more by  clicking here. Please note that at this time, priority is given to underserved organizations with an annual budget of less than $200,000.  The deadline for submitting a request for the next quarterly meeting is November 30.

To learn more about the Circle of Visionaries, click here.

IAWF is Hiring!

IAWF is planning to hire its first employee, a part-time (25 hours per week) Director of Community Outreach. For more information about this position, which will also include administrative assistant responsibilities, please email your resume to

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