From Survivors of War to Leaders of Peace
On World Peace Day, GWLN commends Susan Risal, GWLN 2012 graduate, who is dedicated to peace-building in Nepal. As the CEO of Nagarik Aawaz (NA), she is transforming conflict-affected women and youth who are victims of violence into leaders of peace. Through their peace programs, survivors of armed conflict are reaching peace through reconciliation and moving forward to help others regain their lives.
Enabling the “Disabled” in Nogales, Mexico
FESAC is helping to redefine what it means to be “disabled” in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.Led by GWLN 2005 alumni Alma Cota de Yanez, FESAC is working in a partnership with ARSOBO to transform the lives of the disabled community. ARSOBO employs disabled individuals to produce high-quality equipment such as wheelchairs, prostheses and hearing aids which they then sell at a fair price.
Advancing Women’s Leadership in Zimbabwe
Congratulations to Rutendo Mudzamiri, a GWLN 2007 graduate, for her work in advancing women's leadership in Zimbabwe. As the Founder and Executive Director of Women to Watch Network, Rutendo has built a dynamic global network to provide women with tools, networks and support resources to pursue their own goals in local national and business leadership.
Driving Global Change Using Digital Technology
Hear from GWLN 2008 alumni Olanike Olugboji and other women leaders to learn how they are using online technology to drive change. Watermark will be hosting a special event, "Women Using Digital Technology to Drive Global Change" in Santa Clara, California featuring three astounding global change makers who have traveled from their countries to connect with U.S. audiences.