STUDIES SHOW WHEN MORE WOMEN SERVE IN PUBLIC LEADERSHIP ROLES THERE IS LESS CORRUPTION AND BETTER GOVERNANCE, OVERARCHING ISSUES SUCH AS PEACE, EDUCATION, AND HEALTHCARE RECEIVE MORE ATTENTION AND PRIORITY. - Amy Pritchard
We're working to build a global network of women changemakers: leaders in public service, politics, peace and human rights, issue advocacy, the arts and social entrepreneurship. Check out all of the women-led projects we love
Intwari means courageous in Kinyarwanda. This is a pilot project of Global GAIN and the Akilah Institute. We are engaging graduates or soon-to-be graduates in a unique internship focused on teaching communications, social media, fundraising and development, personal leadership, political leadership, advocacy, civic engagement, gender equity globally. Our first cohort has committed to this work for a year. All Global GAIN social media accounts are managed by members of the Intwari Women cohort.
For many girls, puberty marks an accelerating trajectory into inequality. Project Soar’s academic, activity and and athletic-based curriculum empowers girls.
Monique Kabugho Murandya is a political organizer and leader. She founded DRC HOME, a place for displaced, orphaned, and otherwise abandoned women and children in Beni, Congo.