GWLN activities at 2022 WCUC

Check out the full agenda of GWLN activities, tie on your pink and join us for all our activities during 2022 WCUC!

Thanks to our sponsors Co-op Solutions, CUNA Mutual Group and PSCU for the continued support to bring GWLN events to you.Agenda of GWLN events

GWLN Reception*

Saturday, 16 July • 4:00 - 5:00 pm • Foyer of Gala Room

Begin your 2022 WCUC experience and join us for the GWLN Welcome Reception. Join us as we collectively welcome our GWLN members, industry partners and guests, recognize the Athena Award winner and hear the latest from GWLN!

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GWLN Forum*

Sunday, 17 July • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm • Room Hall 1



The Elevated Leader: Determining Your Personal Call to Courage

Laurie Maddalena, Chief Leadership Consultant, Envision Excellence, LLC

An interactive session to Bridge the Gender Gap collectively, learn how you can elevate your leadership and
determine your personal Call to Courage to accelerate your leadership impact. 


Panel -
Women for Women: The Global Perspective to Financial Inclusivity, Laurie Maddalena, moderator (US)

  • Karen Bennett, CEO, Enterprise Credit Union (UK)
  • Diattou Coulibaly, USAID/Cooperative Development Program (Technology and Innovation for Financial Inclusion) – Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Kenya and Senegal Technical Advisor (Senegal)
  • Joselita Cardona, CEO, Most Holy Rosary Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Philippines)



GWLN Scholars 2022: Empowerment Grant presentations & Voting

Hear GWLN scholars present their empowerment grant proposals to Forum attendees and vote on the best proposals!  

  • Dorothy Mambulasa, Malawi Union of Savings and Credit Co-operatives, Ltd. (Malawi)
  • Enkhchimeg Nergui, Mongolian National Confederation of Credit Unions (Mongolia)
  • Violet Ndungu, Muki Sacco (Kenya)
  • Polly Gathoni Waweru, Unisa Sacco Society Limited (Kenya)

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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GWLN & WYCUP Workshop

Tuesday, 19 July • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm • Room: Hall 1




Storytelling for Your Personal and Professional Mission Statement

Join Jennifer Santos Esperanza, Ph.D. for an interactive session on how you create your personal and professional mission statement through storytelling. 

Languages: English, Portuguese

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Best Practices for GWLN Sister Societies

Wednesday, 20 July • 8:30 - 9:30 am • Room Lomond


Speakers: Eleni Giakoumopoulos, Mai-Linh Hoang
Don’t have a Sister Socieaty in your area? Join us to find out how to start one. This breakout is open to all conference attendees.

Join the breakout and learn how to start a Sister Society, engage with other Sister Society leaders, share best practices, grow your existing network and GWLN membership worldwide.

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

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