leadership

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Ensuring Girls are Empowered to Avoid Post-Colonial Pitfalls

Our recent work with strengthening resilience in rural Kenya has brought to light an important issue on women’s empowerment: the lasting impact of colonial rule that continues to hinder women’s full leadership capacity and capabilities. This has forced us to take a step back and

Girls’ Camp: Creating the Leaders of Tomorrow

By Stephanie Vizi Seventy-five grade seven girls from across Lesotho gathered at Help Lesotho’s Hlotse Centre for a week-long leadership camp last June. The girls took part in life skills trainings, which focused on preventing teenage pregnancy, rape and HIV/AIDS. Help Lesotho staff facilitated sessions

Quick Questions with the Women Deliver Young Leaders

Yesterday, I had the great opportunity to enter a room full of young leaders at the Women Deliver office in New York City. They are passionate activists and changemakers from Benin, Egypt, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and the USA. Entering the room, I listened in on

Where are the women?

This week, as world leaders join together in New York City for the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, there will be a serious lack in representation of women involved in the discussions. As highlighted in a recent article in the New York Times,

Leaders in Training in Lesotho

Written By Stephanie Vizi, Help Lesotho Intern Thirty days of intensive leadership training, plus 58 young adults from rural villages, equals radical change, healing and growth and a new generation of leaders in Lesotho. Leaders in Training (LIT) is a program for youth to learn

Help Lesotho celebrates 10 years in the Mountain Kingdom

By Stephanie Vizi, Help Lesotho Intern International Women’s Day 2015 was celebrated in full force at Help Lesotho’s Hlotse Centre on March 13. Help Lesotho invited the King and Queen of Lesotho dignitaries and many of the organization’s beneficiaries to celebrate 10 years of empowering

Blogging Empowers Young Women in Nepal!

“Being a blogger enables us to give momentum to a revolution that can change the perceptions of the society we live in.” -Akriti, Women LEAD Nepal These are powerful words spoken by a young woman leader in Kathmandu, Nepal. Akriti, alongside other young women, has

Women and Girls Who Inspire Us!

March is Women’s History Month, a special time to celebrate and honor women and their achievements around the world. Young Afghan girls participating in Women for Afghan Women’s (WAW) Girls Leadership Program (GLP) marked this month by spending a Saturday afternoon at WAW’s New York

From High Heels to Flip Flops

Written by: Valerie Handunge, Founder, Malini Foundation When I told my parents that I was going to “take a break from my career” to start a non-profit, there was mad chaos in the house. “How will you survive without a job?” they questioned. “I’ll use

Women LEAD: Summer Development Internship in Nepal

Women LEAD  empowers young women to take key leadership positions alongside men in Nepal. Women LEAD is the first and only leadership development organization for young women in Kathmandu, Nepal. Since 2011, we’ve empowered more than 400 female high school students with the skills, support and

Ending Hunger: The Time to Begin is Now

The 22nd African Union Summit, with the theme Agriculture and Food Security, could not have come at a better time than this. African leaders and civil society organizations are meeting to reaffirm their commitment to food security and adopting new measures to save millions who face imminent danger. Agriculture is

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