Non-profits
Building a Better Future for Women and Newborns in Nepal

The question was simple: “How can you help pregnant women and newborn babies survive?” The question led to the creation of One Heart Worldwide, according to David Murphy, chief executive officer of the international organization. Beginning its operations in Tibet, after founder Arlene Samen met with the Dalai Lama, who posed this question, One Heart [...more...]

Elevating Board Candidates to Diversify the Boardroom

When it comes to pushing for more equal representation of women and other underrepresented groups in top leadership positions, your mind might go to increasing the diversity of CEOs at Fortune 500 companies or having [...more...]

 

Trailblazers

Passion, Purpose, and Profitability.

Kara Nortman, a venture capitalist and tech executive, is currently the co-founder and managing partner of Monarch Collective, a sports […more…]

The Prism of Philanthropy

Kavita Ramdas is a globally recognized advocate for gender equity and justice, at home in academia, the corporate boardroom, and […more…]

Behind the Business Revolution for Women

Cherie Blair CBE, KC is an enormously influential figure at the intersection of business, politics, activism, and law. A renowned […more…]

Our World

An International Ecosystem of Climate Action Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network

The image made headlines around the world: five Indigenous women in traditional regalia standing outside the imposing facade of a […more…]

‘The Brave Ones’:The Largest All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit in Africa Akashinga

The line of green-clad rangers step carefully through the dense foliage of a forest in Zimbabwe, rifles bouncing on their […more…]

A Gender Equality Collective Tackles the Hierarchy of Patriarchy Global Center for Gender Equality

People don’t always agree on what feminism, equality, or system change is or looks like. But what can be agreed […more…]

Our Solidarity

Empowering Dads to Become Agents of Positive Change Fathering Together

Brian Anderson, a social worker and educator learning about sexual and domestic violence, started to explore issues surrounding men and […more…]

Preventing Violence, Promoting Healthy Masculinity A Call To Men

In 1990, Tony Porter was director of a substance use program in a hospital north of New York City. There, […more…]

A Social Justice Movements You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

For nearly a half-century, a growing number of men of all races and ethnicities in North America and around the […more…]

Our Security

Unlocking the Financial Power of Women Entrepreneurs Grameen America, Inc.

Grameen America offers a unique, proven solution to economic inequity in the United States, serving women entrepreneurs who are often […more…]

The Prism of Philanthropy

Kavita Ramdas is a globally recognized advocate for gender equity and justice, at home in academia, the corporate boardroom, and […more…]

Building the Future of Finance for Women in Guatemala Friendship Bridge

Every time Mayra, 34, talks about her financial struggles, her eyes well up with tears. “‘Do not give up. You […more…]

Our Safety

The Power of the Law as a Driver of Change Equality Now

Two women live thousands of miles apart and speak different languages, but they are bound by an experience that changed […more…]

Over 35 Years of Changing the Game for Women and Girls Futures Without Violence

Well before #MeToo became a global conversation, Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) had learned that men would not talk to their […more…]

Leading the Way to a More Equitable and Inclusive World Gibson Dunn

When Katie Marquart joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a young lawyer, she knew about the firm’s prowess in […more…]

Our Minds

A Healthier Coming of Age

Too many preteen girls have the same worrisome rite of passage. Their confidence plummets. They suffer from negative body image. […more…]

Powerful Girls in an Equitable Society Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

Why is gender equity crucial to building the next generation of leaders in Santa Barbara County and beyond? Girls Inc. […more…]

Teaching Girls That ‘Jobs Don’t Have Genders®’ Tools & Tiaras Inc.

Nanny. Housekeeper. Personal shopper. Plumber. Judaline Cassidy worked a series of jobs after leaving her native Trinidad and Tobago to […more…]

Our Leadership

Accelerating Diversity in Boardrooms Him For Her

The idea for Him For Her began in 2016 when Jocelyn Mangan, founder and CEO, got a fellowship at the […more…]

Building Sage and Productive Change

In 1965, when Sara Miller McCune was only 24, she founded Sage Publishing, which grew into a major international academic […more…]

Centering the Leadership of Black Girls Can Change the World Girls for Gender Equity

It’s been more than 20 years since Joanne N. Smith founded Girls for Gender Equity (GGE), a nonprofit that works […more…]

Our Democracy

The National Women’s Law Center: Fighting on the Legal Frontlines for Gender Equity and American Democracy National Women’s Law Center

Are you furious that the extremist Supreme Court is rolling back the rights of women and girls, pregnant people, and […more…]

Winning Recognition of the 28th Amendment ERA Coalition

In the U.S., there is no constitutional protection against sex discrimination. There is no explicit guarantee of equal rights for […more…]

Women’s Equality Is at the Heart of Democracy

How is it that over 60% of Americans support the legalization of abortion in most cases, but Roe v. Wade […more…]

Our Culture

Lifting Up Women and Girls in the Arts Is Vital to Cultural Progress

In virtually all areas of arts and culture, women and girls are underrepresented – and it’s not because they don’t […more…]

Empowering Youth to Be Leaders in Music and Beyond Girls Make Beats Inc.

Picture this: a shy girl, 10 years old, hangs back in the classroom and on the playground. A few years […more…]

The Power of Art and Activism V-Day

Starting with small community performances, a one-woman off-Broadway production, and then performances on college campuses, The Vagina Monologues was a […more…]

Our Careers

Opening Doors to Prosperity

Why do women keep getting the short end of the economic stick? Throughout history, women have been a powerful, vital, […more…]

Lifting Up Women 4 the Future Women Connect4Good

For Dr. Nancy O’Reilly, the mission of Women Connect4Good is intensely personal. Growing up, she felt that life looked easier […more…]

Achieving Economic Equity Women’s Economic Ventures

Access to credit is a mighty tool in the modern world. Without it, individuals may face barriers to education, housing, […more…]

Our Bodies

Innovating Equity in Rwanda Through a “Cooking” Show

Born to a poor family in Western Province, Rwanda, the country’s most conservative province, Jean Berchmans Uwimana was attending medical […more…]

Investing in Women to Change the World Linked Foundation

In 2005, Dorothy Largay received a monetary windfall and asked herself how she could use the funds in the most […more…]

Transforming Access to Abortion Pills Plan C

In 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the longstanding legal protections of Roe v. Wade, which ensured the federal right […more…]

Impact Partners

Leading the Way to a More Equitable and Inclusive World Gibson Dunn

When Katie Marquart joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a young lawyer, she knew about the firm’s prowess in […more…]

Champion Partners

Women’s Philanthropy Institute

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Growing Women’s Philanthropy Jeannie Infante Sager, director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) situated within the […more…]

Sex Workers and Survivors Working Together New Moon Network

For decades, feminists have debated over whether sex work is a viable profession or inherently exploitative. The result of this […more…]

Empowering Women from All Generations  The Annenberg Foundation

One of the largest and most impactful private foundations in the United States, the Annenberg Foundation, has led the charge […more…]