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The History of “Every Woman”

On our just completed first webinar (yeah) we provided some brief information as to the origin of our name "Every Woman Southeast". We thought it might be good to share a bit more information about it here - to be sure to give credit where credit is due.

Webinar on November 4th

Every Woman Southeast will be hosting our first webinar on November 4th, 2010 from 12-1:30pm EST. We have a great line up of speakers who will present a wide variety of options for groups to consider in organizing themselves to promote women's wellness / preconception health. This information is relevant

We’re Live!

Our new website www.everywomansoutheast.org went live on Sunday October 10, 2010! While being on the web is a great step, the challenge will be keeping our website current and relevant, as well as making sure people know it exists. For that we need everyone's help. If you see errors or

Momentum

The Every Woman Southeast Initiative has been very busy since our last post. Our leadership team has met by conference call several times a month over the summer into early fall. It's amazing what you can get done by phone!Together we've put together the content for our new website -

Funding Sources, Anyone??

We are now moving into the second phase of developing Every Woman Southeast. We have a small committee of volunteers from the region who are willing to offer their time to help develop funding proposals and find potential funders. If anyone out there would like to help or offer us

Every Woman Southeast Action Steps

We are ready to move forward with our next steps in working together as a region to improve the health of women of childbearing age in the South. To make this happen we need YOUR help. First, if you are interested in learning more about the ideas shared during

We did it!

Against some big odds, the Every Woman Southeast Consortium was launched on Tuesday March 2nd in Atlanta. Teams from each of the eight states made it there along with representatives from the March of Dimes, CDC, AMCHP, HRSA, ACOG and HHS. We even had a surprise visit from the esteemed

Travel Teams

The travel teams are starting to come together although we still haven't heard from a number of states. Of those who have submitted names, we have been pleased to see that a diversity of agencies will be represented. States with a pre existing preconception health council or structure may be

Getting the Travel Teams Together

Mississippi has come in first among the states for putting their travel team in place. Have seven states to go with a January 22nd deadline. Here in North Carolina our Preconception Leadership Team has begun to talk about the composition of a team. We are challenged to look at our

Our first conference call

We had our first conference call for the partnership on Wednesday afternoon. Over 50 people dialed in representing all 8 states! The people on the call asked great questions and offered significant help in promoting the survey and organizing state and travel teams. The energy was really positive. It is

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