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Power to Empower: Tronja Alejandro

In celebration of her commemorative portrait of US Vice President, Kamala Harris, artist Tronja Alejandro joined the Vital Voices Podcast to discuss why she is passionate about using art as a tool to ...

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Power To Empower: Dr. Rola Hallam & Kah Walla

Dr. Rola Hallam, Vital Voices Global Leadership Honoree and British-Syrian advocate, and doctor Kah Walla, Vital Voices Board of Directors Member and a Cameroonian businesswoman and politician joined ...

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Power to Empower: Laura Liswood

Laura Liswood, founder and secretary-general of the Council of Women World Leaders, joined the Vital Voices podcast to discuss how she applies ethics and empathy in her leadership style which in turn,...

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Alumni Spotlight: Passionate social entrepreneur Thinley Choden promotes sustainability in ecotourism

Grounded in the Buddhist value of living in harmony with nature, Bhutanese social entrepreneur Thinley Choden developed a passion for sustainability in ecotourism early on in her life. Today, this pa...

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VV PEACE ANNOUNCES ITS 2021-2022 FELLOWS

The Intergenerational Fellowship on Women, Peace and Security in South-Central Europe, or Peace Fellowship, is announcing its 2021-2022 Fellows.

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Vital Voices Launches Speakers Bureau

Vital Voices is excited to launch our Speakers Bureau, an online platform with a searchable gallery showcasing select women leaders from the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network.

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In Memoriam: Dilek Kumcu

Dear Global Freedom Exchange and Vital Voices Community,  With heavy hearts, we write to inform you of the passing of one of our own – Dilek Kumcu – a Human Rights Defender and Global Freedom Exchange...

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Vital Voices’ GROW Fellowship Announces 2021 Cohort

50 Fellows from 28 countries chosen for the International Non-Profit Organization’s Leading Global Accelerator Program for Women Owners of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

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Vital Voices’ Statement on COVID-19 In India

Our hearts go out to all affected by the shocking and worsening COVID-19 crisis impacting India.

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Vital Voices’ Statement on Violence in Tigray

April 2021 – At Vital Voices, we are deeply concerned about the worsening humanitarian crisis in Tigray and strongly condemn the reported atrocities. For months, the conflict in the Tigray Regio...

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NEWS RELEASE: McLarty Scholars Announced for 2021

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (APRIL 9, 2021) – The McLarty family today announced that two University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service students, Ophelia Delali Akoto and Rodrigo Santos Legaspi...

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VV Engage Fellows 2019 – 2020

The 2019-2020 cohort of the VVEngage Fellowship included 25 women from 22 countries.

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VVEngage Announces its 2020-2021 Fellows

March 2021 – The VVEngage Fellowship is announcing its 2020-2021 Fellows, who will participate in the program supporting outstanding women political leaders making and influencing policy across the gl...

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Vital Voices’ Statement on Anti-Asian Racism

March 2021 – At Vital Voices, we condemn  anti-Asian racism and hate crimes against the Asian community across the country. Though there has been a rise in these crimes over the last year, racis...

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In Memoriam: Dr. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel

Dear WE Empower and Vital Voices Community, With the heaviest of hearts, we are writing to inform you of the passing of one of our own – Dr. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, a WE Empower Awardee from the inaugu...

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Vital Voices Joins Google.org on New $25 Million Challenge to Empower Women and Girls

New fund will test innovative ideas to spur women’s economic empowerment globally

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Story of Impact: Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri- Grateful For My Vital Voices Family

This story was written by Dr. Maymunah Kadiri, VV GROW Fellow and VV 100 woman leader February 2021 – As 2021 has brought in a new sense of hope and purpose, I have reflected on one of the more ...

2015 HERlead fellow, Amanda Gorman, shares a story of impact.

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In Response to the Situation in Myanmar

Vital Voices's statement on the situation in Myanmar.

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Power to Empower: Violeta Bermudez

VVEngage Fellow and current Interim Prime Minister in Peru Violeta Bermudez joined the podcast to discuss her drive to use her position, power and voice to push for gender equality.

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Vital Voices Unveils Portrait of Kamala Harris on Future Headquarters

Vital Voices Unveils Portrait of Kamala Harris on Future Headquarters Women’s Leadership Organization Partnered with Local DC Artist Tronja Anglero January 19, 2021 – Vital Voices is celebrating wome...

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