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June 27, 2013   /  By Megan Abbot

The Global Freedom Exchange made its way south to Dallas, Texas, learning from a range of organizations working to end trafficking and provide survivors with rehabilitation services. Read More


June 27, 2013   /  By Alana S., 2012 ANNpower Fellow

2012 ANNpower Fellow Alana shares her story of using theater to connect her community.  Read More


June 26, 2013   /  By Megan Abbot

The Global Freedom Exchange visited New York last week for meetings with survivor organizations, local government and creative service providers. Read More


June 21, 2013   /  By Emily H., 2012 ANNpower Fellow

Emily H., a 2012 ANNpower fellow, shares her story of using education to empower local girls to help those worldwide. Read More


June 19, 2013   /  By Megan Abbot

The Global Freedom Exchange, a program by Vital Voices in partnership with Hilton Worldwide, is an innovative two-week program for 26 emerging women leaders from 13 countries, who are dedicated to ending the destructive practice of child sex trafficking. Read More


June 14, 2013

The motto of São Paulo, “I am not led, I lead,” was on full display on the third day of the Global Ambassadors Program in Brazil, which brought together women leaders from industries across South America for a public forum featuring discussion of women’s leadership, the power of mentoring and women as drivers of economic growth. Read More


June 12, 2013

The Global Ambassadors Program in Brazil today began with ambassadors and mentees meeting for the first time to exchange career perspectives, life stories and commitments for the coming days of mentoring. Read More


June 11, 2013   /  By Zoe Dean-Smith, Senior Director, Global Ambassadors Program

Zoe Dean-Smith, Vital Voices' senior director for the Global Ambassadors Program, welcomes participants to the program's first mentoring forum in South America. Read More


June 10, 2013

The second Global Ambassadors Program mentoring forum is happening this week in São Paulo, Brazil. Read More


June 04, 2013   /  By Catalina Escobar, 2012 Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership Alumna

Catalina Escobar is a 2012 alumna of the Fortune/State Department/Vital Voices Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership and founder and president of the Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar Foundation based in Colombia. A year after her participation in the program, she shares how her work has evolved as a result of her relationship with her mentor, Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Paley Center on Media. Read More



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