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:
- 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