Big Ocean Women at the United Nations 2018

Annual attendance at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has been a major part of Big Ocean’s work since the organization was founded. Our aim is to connect with like-minded and like-hearted women in an interfaith and global effort to support one another and to defend faith, family, and motherhood. Since …

Meet Big Ocean: Jennette Jenkins

On any warm morning almost year-round, you could possibly find Jennette Jenkins hiking in the hills around Gilbert, Arizona. Jennette loves to be outside, and describes herself as athletic and enthusiastic. “I feel like I was blessed with a strong body, and I try to take advantage of that. I play basketball several times a …

April 2018 Board Message

A delegation of Big Ocean women attended the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in March. We gathered information, made new contacts, and interviewed women from around the world who are impacting their communities in positive ways. We are excited to share with members and cottage leaders over the coming months. …

CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Big Ocean Origins and Tenets

CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Dina Alexander of Educate Empower Kids, Using Tech For Good

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CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Women of the World, Worldwide Declaration of Mothers

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CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Dance by Kanani Horito

CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Native American Fatherhood and Families Association

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CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Karyn Denny, Rural Navajo Farmer

CSW Presentation Facebook Live – Alicia Moulton, Beekeeping and Women

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Big Ocean UN CSW Youth Delegation 2018

These women are not very old, but they are jumping into Big Ocean, adding their waves of goodness and excitement. Each of them has already been active in a local cottage. The group will be part of the delegation to represent us at CSW (Conference on the Status of Women) at the United Nations in …

Third Annual Delegation to CSW

This month marks the third year we will be attending the United Nations commission on the Status of Women as an official Big Ocean delegation! This year Big Ocean is taking two outstanding delegations! As usual, we will be attending as a leadership body and will  be presenting on Big Ocean maternal feminism. Also, for the …

Live from Ecuador

Click HERE to see Big Ocean’s presentation at a parallel event at UN Habitat 3 in Quito, Ecuador. On the roster are Dr. George Handley. Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanitarian Study at Brigham Young University. His research focuses on the relationship between religion, literature, and the environment in Latin America, Caribbean, and U.S. cultures. His talk is titled “Faith, …

Adventures in Ecuador

This post will highlight the adventures Big Ocean delegates had while traveling to Quito, Ecuador for the UN Habitat 3 Conference October 2016. Many women contributed comments to this article via Facebook, text message, conversation, camera, etc. Enjoy! Brittany: My sister Dana is en route to Quito, Ecuador to attend Habitat III, the United Nations conference …