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Global Women’s Leadership Alliance: 5 million women change agents improving our world in 5 years

STATUS: Awarded
POSTED: May 01 2013
SOURCE: InnoCentive

“Half the world’s population, half the world’s talent pool, half the world’s consumers, half the world’s innovators: women.  And we need to find ways to give them opportunity to achieve their potential.”

Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA; Chair, Global Agenda Council on Women’s Empowerment

There is a growing recognition that there can be no peace, security, or sustainable economic development without women’s equal participation in all spheres of society.

The Global Women's Leadership Network, the Global Fund for Women, the Global Leadership Advancement Center and the SJSU Salzburg Program at San Jose State University, Mills College, the Monterey Institute for International Studies, the Public Health Institute, and World Pulse seek fresh ideas to radically accelerate the development of leadership capacity in women and girls around the globe.  This multi-year large-scale systemic change initiative is being developed to create a dramatically different future for women and girls worldwide.

Challenge ID: 10300000035
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