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  1. 1,000 Stories from Women Entrepreneurs

    November 15, 2012

    Women and Girls Lead campaign partner, The Story Exchange, is teaming up with The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership  to launch 1,000 Stories, a new project aimed at understanding the needs of women business owners and giving their stories the media exposure they deserve. Did you know that women perform 66% of the world’s work and produce 50%

  2. Solar Mamas Inspires Audience Engagement

    November 14, 2012

    Solar Mamas is an inspiring and moving film about Rafea, a beautiful, strong-willed 32-year-old Jordanian mother of four, traveling outside of her village for the first time in order to attend Barefoot College's solar engineering program. India’s Barefoot College, where rural, poor, and often illiterate women from around the world, offers them a rare

  3. Women and Girls Lead Takes on Violence in 16 Days

    November 13, 2012

    From November 25 to December 10, Women and Girls Lead joins its partners in 16 Days of Action to eliminate gender-based violence. The 2012 global campaign focuses on the effects of militarism on women and girls.Violence against women and girls is a global crisis that cuts across all countries, classes and cultures, touching the lives of women and girls in

  4. Inspired by Solar Mamas, Women in Haiti Transform Lives

    November 12, 2012

    A Women and Girls Lead Spotlight Siiri Morley & Elvire Eugene at AFASDA safe houseThis week's broadcast of Solar Mamas inspired us to catch up with Women and Girls Lead partner Siiri Morley, founder of Prosperity Candle. Siiri recently traveled to Haiti to launch an economic development program to train women in candle making. Just like in Solar

  5. ITVS Receives 2012 Honoree Award from Women’s World Banking

    October 22, 2012

    Women and Girls Lead NGO partner, Women’s World Banking, hosted their annual Global Dinner on October 10, celebrating 30 Years of Inclusion, Innovation, and Investment. This year, Women’s World Banking strengthened its commitment to improve the lives of low-income women by creating sustainable financial services specific to their unique needs. As an