"A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman."

- Melinda French Gates

We identify, invest in and bring visibility to  extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.

 

Our international staff and team of over 1,000 partners, pro bono experts and leaders, including senior government, corporate and NGO executives, have trained and mentored more than 14,000 emerging women leaders from over 144 countries in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East since 1997. These women have returned home to train and mentor more than 500,000 additional women and girls in their communities. They are the Vital Voices of our time.