NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Educate! Selected as One of 20 Innovative Youth Solutions for the UN’s Ge...

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019|

Educate! was selected as one of 20 innovative youth solutions for the UN’s Generation Unlimited. They were featured for their work to equip young people in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the skills to succeed in today’s economy. Read More

Building Tomorrow Has Enrolled 51,941 Out-of-School Children in Uganda sinc...

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019|

Building Tomorrow recently announced that they have enrolled 51,941 out-of-school children in Uganda since 2014. To put it in perspective, they’ve enrolled an out-of-school child every 50 minutes since August 2014! Read More

How Mentoring Girls Will Change the World – a TEDx Talk by Jana Hardy...

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019|

How can we help young women in Africa turn into leaders? In this emotional talk Executive Director Jana Hardy Kinsey shares how mentors can empower girls to become confident, resilient, inspiring leaders, and how those leaders are changing the world for the better. Read More

Nest Unveils State of the Handworker Economy Report

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019|

Nest unveils their first State of the Handworker Economy Report, an immense report housing troves of descriptive data on artisan small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and home-based workers engaged in craft work. The report was generously funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and includes a forward by Verna Eggleston as well as contributions from the Council for Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), West Elm, Etsy, GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group), Save the Children Germany, and Eco-age Co-founder, Livia Firth. Read More

Girl Rising Debuts a New Film Clip about Refugee Girls

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019|

This International Women’s Day, Girl Rising, the non-profit behind the global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment, debuts a powerful new film titled Brave Girl Rising today in honor of International Women’s Day. Made in Read More

Don’t Let a Period Stop Her – ZanAfrica

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019|

BIG NEWS: In celebration of #IWD2019 on March 8th, we're launching a week-long campaign "Don't Let A Period Stop Her"! Starting TODAY - March 11th, we will be in donated digital billboards across the US Read More

Female Empowerment Events in Boston to observe Women’s History Month R...

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019|

Looking for a fun way to engage in Women's History Month, connect with others and get out in the city? Check out some of these awesome events going on in Boston this month: Wednesday, March Read More

Why We Believe in Women Leaders – Akilah Institute

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019|

Almost 1,000 students study at the Akilah Institute, Rwanda’s only women’s college. It is here that Africa’s future female leaders are educated to solve the world’s most pressing problems, through a lens of opportunity and Read More