Entries by Mediafy Communications

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A Civilian’s View of Life in Iraq

Sep 9, 2016 — Richard Nixson Foundation Strategic planning and corporate communications consulting expert Eileen Padberg visited the Nixon Library on September 8, 2016 for an evening lecture recounting her vivid experiences working with Iraqi women and living in a war zone. When Padberg had the opportunity to go to Iraq in June 2004, she […]

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Battling for Name ID in Anaheim

Oct 22, 2010, Tracy Wood — Voice of OC The biggest challenge facing the super-sized field of 14 candidates running for two city council seats in Anaheim is simply making sure voters remember their name. Lawn signs are plastered everywhere by candidates who can afford them, and some even have the resources to send out […]

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A View of Iraq From the Inside: Eileen Padberg to Talk of Efforts to Empower Iraqi Women

Apr 22, 2008, Gail Matsunaga — California State University Fullerton In 2004, Eileen Padberg jumped at the opportunity to travel to Iraq, with the focus of helping Iraqi women participate in whatever economic recovery democracy promised. On April 23, she will recount her journey — a six-month commitment that stretched to 22 months — during her […]

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Advocate organizes women in Iraq

Oct 29, 2007, Lois Evezich — The Orange County Register Once in a while a person appears in the public eye with a background so unique that the story must be told. Eileen Padberg is such a person, a woman with a vision that leaps over our country’s boundaries and makes a difference in a country […]

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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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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 […]