Women and girls play an essential role in creating a more peaceful and just world. Earlier this month, in honor of International Women’s Day, we explored how World Learning’s global development and exchange programs give women the tools they need to drive change at home and abroad.
Now, as Women’s History Month draws to a close, it’s time to take one more look back at those awesome achievements of women in our global community.
- 20 Questions with World Learning’s President and CEO Carol Jenkins
World Learning’s newly appointed President and CEO Carol Jenkins answers questions about everything from her impressive fitness routine to the best career advice she ever received.
- How International Exchanges Connect Women to the World — And Each Other
Women play an important role in international exchanges as both participants and members of host communities. Find out how women in World Learning’s exchange programs have built relationships across cultures.
- In Mongolia, Women’s Rights Advocates Say ‘Time’s Up’ on Harassment and Abuse
In a fight for gender equality in Mongolia, two civil society activists are working to reverse a culture of victim blaming and silence when it comes to sexual harassment and domestic abuse.
- Four Women Making a Difference Around the World
On International Women’s Day, World Learning shared the stories of four women who have participated in our programs as well as our sister organizations, The Experiment in International Living and School for International Training. These women are making a difference in peacebuilding, civil rights, science, and countering violent extremism.
- What International Women’s Day Means to Us
On our final day of our week-long International Women’s Day coverage, we turned to the women of World Learning’s own staff to share what the day means to them — personally and professionally.