#WEIForward Champions

The #WEIForward Champions Network is a community of individuals who are committed to taking concrete action to advance gender equity and promote women’s empowerment in social and economic spheres.

Meet our #WEIForward Champions!

WEI Champions have committed to taking action:

 William Reese
CEO Emeritus, International Youth Foundation
Board Member, Women’s Economic Imperative

  • As individuals
  • Within their immediate and #WEIForward communities
  • In their institutional capacity
  • As advocates for change on the ground

The goals of the #WEIForward Champion Network are to:

  • Catalyze concrete actions to promote women’s economic empowerment
  • Engage thought leaders, community leaders, and cultural icons to advocate for and promote changes in policies, laws, norms and practices in order to foster gender parity, women’s economic empowerment and women’s entrepreneurship
  • Spotlight role models for women entrepreneurs & facilitate mentoring and sponsorship opportunities
  • Facilitate communication, networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration to foster strategic partnerships to effect change

From the blog...

International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

January 24, 2020 - By WEI Media Team
Women's Economic Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges for Equity, Inclusive Growth, and Sustainability were discussed during the first international Conference held in November in Scotland and presented by the Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) in partnership with Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES). The conference focussed on engaging participants in active dialog and catalysing concrete actions to help advance the global agenda
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