GWLN Gains Additional Sponsors for Oct 12 Meeting at Mohegan Sun


The New England Sister Society chapter of the Global Women's Leadership Network (GWLN) invites you to join them on October 12 as they meet in-person at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. Don’t let the name fool you – the GWLN is open to anyone, woman or man, interested in advancing women in leadership within the credit union industry and improving the economic outlook for women worldwide.

The topic of the evening’s discussion will be Speaking Evidence to Power: Complex Leadership & Advocacy Lessons with Terry McGovern and Eleni Giakoumopoulos.

Eleni GiakoumopoulosEleni Giakoumopoulos, Director of Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions/World Council, has over 25 years of international experience working in 20 countries in western, central and eastern Europe. She has been responsible for directing the GWLN’s professional development programming since 2018, expanding GWLN Sister Societies, and growing membership in the U.S. and internationally.


Terry McGovernTerry McGovern, JD, Professor, Chair and Director at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, has long been an advocate for women’s health rights. She founded the HIV Law Project in 1989, serving as its Executive Director through 1999 as she successfully litigating against the Social Security Administration to expand HIV-related disability criteria for women and other excluded individuals. Her research focuses on health and human rights, sexual and reproductive rights and health, gender justice, and environmental justice, with publications appearing in journals including Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Health and Human Rights, and the Journal of Adolescent Health


One Low Cost Includes Meeting & Reception!

There is a $65.00 fee for the meeting, which starts at 4:00 pm, and the following reception. Note: this is a ‘stand-alone’ event -  registration for APEX is not required.

Sponsorships Filling Fast!

Meeting Sponsor Vizo Financial, a cooperative built by credit unions, has one simple goal ~ to help credit unions succeed. They provide a complete back-office solution so you can focus on your community and are committed to making a positive difference in the credit union movement.  

Gold Sponsor CU Solutions Group is a credit union service organization offering leading edge products and services in the areas of technology, marketing, HR performance and strategic advisory. They are dedicated service excellence for credit union clients, credit union system partners and credit union leagues spanning 48 states.

Silver Sponsor Loan Street was founded in 2013 with the mission to create a more efficient, transparent, and robust way to connect lenders and investors as well as automate the administration of their loans. They help hundreds of credit unions track the performance of their loan portfolio, and more profitably grow and diversify their balance sheet.

Click HERE to discover how you can become part of this exciting event with an exclusive sponsorship.

Registration Information

For more information and to register for the Global Women/Sister Society meeting on October 12, click HERE.


APEX: FIVE States - TWO Leagues - ONE event!

The Cooperative Credit Union Association and Credit Union League of Connecticut are working together to bring you APEX 2021 on October 13 and 14 at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut. To learn more about APEX and to register for the hotel, click HERE.