Since America’s beginnings, women have united to create change—as they did with the famous suffragette parade held in Washington, DC on March 3, 1913, one day before the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson. Led by the legendary Alice Paul and the National American Woman Suffrage Association, 5,000 marchers paraded up Pennsylvania Avenue. Thousands more people watched from the […]
The Foundation’s mission is to provide women with the skills, technology, networks and access to finance that they need to become successful small and growing business owners, so that they can contribute to their economies and have a stronger voice in their societies.
Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies.
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The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security is dedicated to examining the roles and experiences of women in peace and security through research and partnerships.
In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, […]
The Center for Sport, Peace, and Society’s mission at the center is to use sport to change lives, communities, and the world through teaching, research, and service. The center seeks to train a new generation of change-makers who are using the intersections of sport, education, and media to tackle some of the world’s most complex […]
In the book A Path Appears, coming September 23, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn provide a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world — and a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. The PBS documentary series premiering in January 2015 examines the struggles women face in the United States and […]
The Afghan Child Education and Care Organization (AFCECO) is an Afghan non-profit organization based in Kabul and fully registered since 2008 with AISA – the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s official registration agency. Founding director Andeisha Farid opened her first parwarishga, or “foster haven” in 2004, in Pakistan. An Afghan native who had […]