Every day we’re rocked with a new, more devastating headline about another man who has abused his power to violate women’s most fundamental rights. These stories are finally bringing to light how pervasive sexual harassment and violence against women truly is. But there’s another side to this story, being written by men who refuse to stay silent and are taking action to chip away at this epidemic. And every year, we honor a select few with the Solidarity Award. Learn more about this year’s Honorees: Ronan Farrow, David Schwimmer, Jackson Katz, Chris Nassetta and Salman Sufi.
2016 Global Leadership Awards Honoree Akanksha Hazari’s organization m.Paani has been selected for Class 5 of the Google Launchpad Accelerator! Catch up with Akanksha and other women in our global network of leaders and change-makers.
GLOBAL AMBASSADORS PROGRAM
The Global Ambassadors Program celebrated five years of mentorship this past month in Los Angeles, CA. We connect women leaders at a tipping point in their professional, business and leadership paths with established women executives for mentorship. Check out these takeaways from our most recent program.
THE CALOR APP
HERlead Fellow, Faith Florez, is using her HERlead grant to reduce the high numbers of heat illness and deaths among farm workers in Central Valley through “The Calor App.” Check out her recent blog and learn more on how you can help.
STORY OF IMPACT: VVLEAD
In partnership with POND’S, the VVLead Fellowship brings together global women leaders of social change to advance and amplify their work through collaboration, visibility and training. Check out our most recent blog highlighting the amazing partnerships happening around the world.
On WorldAIDS Day, we look back to our 2015 Global Ambassadors Program in South Africa, which brought together courageous women leaders who were all united by a common goal to end HIV/AIDS.
BEFORE YOU GO…
- This all-female motorcycle squad is tackling sexual violence in India’s ‘Rape Capital’.
- Clean energy can potentially transform the lives of millions of rural Indian women.
- A new video from The Representation Project is highlighting the courageous people who told their stories of sexual harassment, assault and rape these past few weeks.