msvendiola

Joined Mar 2010
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About Me

Ms. Vendiola (Swinomish/Filipina) is a mediator, peacemaker, educator and community activist. She is the co-founder of the regional Community Alliance and Peacemaking Project and currently leads workshops in alliance building, community organizing strategies, leadership and peacemaking. Shelly works as a consultant to organizations that work for environmental, economic, and social justice and who operate youth development initiatives. At present she spearheads the Swinomish Climate Change Initiative – Community Engagement Process. Shelly formerly served as the Campaign Director for the Indigenous Environmental Network and continues to work in alliance with IEN to support environmental justice initiatives for tribes in the Northwest region. She also continues to work in partnership with the Lummi CEDAR Project, a native woman led non-profit dedicated to youth leadership and healthy lifestyles where she provides technical assistance and training.

Ms. Vendiola has provided technical assistance and training to many women led groups and organizations including the Climate Change Education & Awareness Group, Women’s Spirit Coalition, and the Indigenous Women’s Network where she served as the former President. Shelly has an M.Ed. and practices popular education methodology within all aspects of her work as an educator, activist, and community organizer.
Protecting Mother Earth, hiking, yoga, walking meditation, youth leadership, women leadership & mentorships Corporate and govermental constructs which disempower women & communities Education, Community organizing, Youth leadership, Women leadership & mentorship, Environmental Justice, Mediation & Peacemaking

My Vision

Thriving respectful and responsible leadership, healthy communities and protection of mother earth.

Activity

Iffat Gill commented on Grounbreaking legislation on Internet Freedom from Brazil May 24, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Digital Literacy is top priority for International Girls In ICT Day 2014! May 24, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Stories of Access and Digital literacy from Pakistan May 24, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on ChunriChoupaal-A meeting place for women to get access, Learn and Connect Apr 30, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Dispatches from #NETmundial2014: A few random thoughts after the Internet World Cup Apr 27, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on Women in Rural Pakistan are being changed by Internet Mar 19, 2014 Iffat Gill commented on What next? Opportunities abound with World Pulse! May 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Women Empowerment: Education & Vocation both are needed Apr 25, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Let's Remove the Black Mark by Moving on and Fighting, Together! Apr 25, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Veero Kohli: From a Slave to a contestant in national elections,one woman’s journey Apr 25, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Poems and the issue of double entry Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Love this journey.. Believe you can and you are half way there… Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Life Redirected Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on 2013 VOF WEEK TWO Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on My story Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on The struggle to find my identity as a women's rights advocate Apr 21, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on Those Unexpected Things In the Right Moment... Apr 20, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on How could I know my listner? Apr 18, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on I am a laughing woman Apr 18, 2013 Iffat Gill commented on commenting on applicants' posts (ignore this where posted under "week 1") Apr 14, 2013
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