Entries by Eileen Padberg

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U.S. failed its commitment to Iraqi women

Mar 15, 2007, Eileen E. Padberg  — SF Gate The latest effort by the Bush administration to revise its strategy in Iraq to “empower the Iraqi women … in the hopes that they would encourage their men to fight the insurgency” is fascinating, considering it is too little, too late. A deep belief in opportunity […]

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Advisor to Iraqi Women Will Speak at Converse

Nov 1, 2006 — Converse College Eileen Padberg has been in Iraq for two years to help the women of that country succeed in business. On Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., she will share her experiences during an open forum at Converse College. Her presentation is free and open to the public, is entitled “Women Without […]

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Dodging Mortar Attacks

Sep 21, 2006, Nick Schou — OC Weekly Eileen Padberg was a Republican political consultant from Laguna Niguel until two years ago. That’s when she dropped everything—on something like a lark, but more sober given that it involved moving from the relative tranquility of Orange County political infighting to a real, brutal killing zone—to help Iraqi […]

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Iraqi Women Business Owners Attend Quarterly Roundtable Workshop

Feb 20, 2005, Eileen Padberg  — Gulf Region Division The Gulf Region Division (GRD) Water Sector Women’s Initiative hosted its quarterly Roundtable Discussion recently. Eighteen Iraqi women business owners participated in the four- hour discussion on contracting procedures. The Roundtable Discussion takes a small number of Iraqi women-owned businesses and walks through the contracting process […]

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Argument in Favor of Proposition 34

2000 — Argument in Favor of Proposition 34 Reform California political campaigns. Vote YES on Proposition 34. – Clamp a Lid on campaign contributions – Limit campaign spending – Require faster disclosure of contributions via the Internet – Does not allow taxpayer dollars to be used in campaigns – Stop political “sneak attacks” – Close loopholes […]

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Time To Take Off The Gloves

Apr 17, 1992, Judy Mann — The Washington Post Kathryn G. Thompson has built thousands of houses in Orange County, Calif. She’s been so successful that she was able to give $100,000 to the Republican National Committee in support of President Bush. She got a funny kind of thank you. At a reception for “Team 100” […]