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HGG Food for Thought
February 24 @ 7:30 am
The Hidden Garden Gallery invites you to a “Food for Thought Presentation” Sunday, February 24, 7:30 pm, at Knox Hall in New Denver.
My Life with Women in India by Gitta Ridder
Teaching safety and empowerment in their communities.
Being part of their lives as a confidante, coach, teacher and friend.
Making the program culturally relevant.
Gitta Ridder was born in Germany in 1955 and immigrated to Montreal in 1974. She became active in the women’s movement mostly in crisis intervention, violence prevention and personal development/consciousness raising. In 1977 she was certified as a Wen(li)do instructor. In 1979, she initiated the Wendo movement in West Germany, and in East Germany in1990. From 2001 to 2008, while living in India, she developed the Wenlido India Trainer’s Network. In 2003 she trained with Bridget Belgrave in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) which later became integrated in the extensive Wenlido Instructor Trainings in India/Bangladesh.