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November 18, 2016

As we wrap up the in-person training portion of the VV GROW Fellowship, we are so honored to be able to provide such a life changing experience for women business owners around the globe. As one fellow wrote, “I’m surrounded by women that are a source of inspiration, guidance, love, knowledge, and experience. And what is more amazing is that I can call them my sisters.” Read More


November 01, 2016   /  By Nicole Joseph-Chin


September 29, 2016   /  By Laura Fairman, Intern, Innovation and Strategic Investments Team

Women have played essential roles in the peacemaking process thus far. The unique value that their perspectives as mediators, survivors and experts will add to future reconciliations should not be dismissed. Women’s essential role in the peace process is not a new phenomenon.  Read More


July 13, 2016   /  By Sarah Wentz, Human Rights

In late June the Vital Voices Human Rights team headed to Bogotá—Colombia’s sprawling, high-altitude capital city of about 8 million—for our sixth Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence. Led by Vital Voices with assistance from the Avon Foundation for Women, the three-day Justice Institute focused on the creation of a holistic and victim-centered response to domestic violence and sexual assault in Bogotá. Read More


June 15, 2016

Danielle Saint-Lôt is Ambassador at Large of the Republic of Haiti for Women’s Empowerment and a longtime member of the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network. In 1998 she co-founded Femmes en Démocratie, the Haiti Chapter of Vital Voices, and in 2004 she was recognized with a Vital Voices Global Leadership Award. Read More


June 08, 2016

Vital Voices has been a part of my life for more than 15 years. As a member of the Board, I’ve seen the organization and our network around the world grow tremendously.  Read More


October 02, 2015   /  By Malini Patel, Vice President, Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Sixty-four VV GROW fellows are preparing to head to Mexico City, Dubai, or Cape Town for a four day business growth training. Read More


July 01, 2015   /  By Monique Thiteux Altschul, Member of Global Partnership to end Violence Against Women

The #NiUnaMenos campaign demonstrates the power people have to shed light on the scourge of gender-based violence and place it on the public agenda. Read More


April 09, 2015   /  By Emma Hersh, Senior Program Manager, Global Programs

Sport as a methodology for building development and peace is one of many tactics that Fellows within VVLead employ as they strive to create a more peaceful and prosperous world for women and girls.          Read More



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