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DIGS Overview

DIGS Overview



DIGS Webinar Overview, January 26, 2012

DIGS Webinar Overview, January 26, 2012



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    • Presented by Adaeze Okongwu DIGS Program Director January 26, 2012
    • DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 2
    •  Welcome from DAWN Executive Director What is DIGS? Goals & Objectives Co-Chair Duties & Responsibilities Application Process Questions & Comments DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 3
    •  DAWN Interest Groups ◦ Opportunity for DAWNers to discuss issues of interest concerning African Affairs. ◦ Provides a platform for women to voice opinions with each other, DAWN membership, and the general public. DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 4
    •  Mission: ◦ To facilitate stronger DAWN member collaboration and showcase member expertise in African affairs to the general public. Vision ◦ To elevate the voices of DAWN members on issues affecting Africa and to make an impact on African affairs. DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 5
    •  Cultivate new DAWN leaders & diversify DAWN leadership Increase DAWN representation and ownership across DAWN members Share and highlight professional expertise and skills of DAWNers with general public DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 6
    • For DAWNers, By DAWNers Program DirectorDIGS Group #1 DIGS Group #2 DIGS Group #3 DIGS Group #4 DIGS Group #5Representative Representative Representativ Representative Representative Co-chair Membership Events Planner DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 7
    • Proposed DIGS Book Clubs (Subject to Change) Roundtable Discussions International Development Video Series Health Panel Discussions Complex Lecture Series Emergencies “Saloon Discussions” Foreign Policy/Security Fundraising Media and Arts “Think Tank Service Projects Technology DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 8
    •  Duties & Responsibilities ◦ Plan monthly meetups & special events ◦ Delegate tasks and assignments, including event logistics ◦ Publicize upcoming DIGS events and meetings ◦ Submit monthly updates to the DIGs Program Director for the DAWN newsletter Time: 3 to 5 hours per week, flexible for busy schedules Reports to: Adaeze Okongwu, DIGS Program Director DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 9
    • DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 10
    •  DAWN Members apply online at http://www.dawners.org/digs-form.html by February 4th COB Co-chairs will be notified by February 7th Selected Co-Chairs meet for initial DIGs meeting on February 15th DAWN, Inc. | www.dawners.org 11