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April 25, 2016

In Uganda, the patriarchal society with strong norms still limits young women from reaching their full potential. The formal education system doesn't empower young women to become competitive and relevant in the job market, as 66% of youth in the work force bracket are unemployed.  Read More


April 18, 2016

Women are born multipliers of lives. We are able to multi-task: by focusing on others first while also considering our own needs, we expand impact to our families, communities and beyond, even when we are working with limited resources. Read More


February 08, 2016

On March 5, 2016 thousands of women around the world will celebrate International Women’s Day with the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network(GLN) through our signature event – the Global Mentoring Walk. Read More


April 02, 2015   /  By Nancy Obi, 2014 VVLead Fellow

Hear from VVLead fellow Nancy Obi about conducting the Global Mentoring Walk in the wake of the Ebola crisis in Liberia.  Read More


March 31, 2015   /  By Samjhana Phuyal, 2015 VVLead Fellow

More than 50 girls and women walked together for the first time in Kathmandu, Nepal, spreading the message of mentorship, leadership and perseverance. Read More


February 25, 2015

On March 8th, join us and thousands of women in the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network to celebrate International Women’s Day with our signature event—the  Global Mentoring Walk. Read More


March 21, 2014   /  By Milagro Lopez Sanabria

VV GROW fellow Milagro Lopez Sanabria discusses her experience being mentored and leading her first Global Mentoring Walk in Salta, Argentina.  Read More


March 19, 2014   /  By Hema Vallabh

After participating in the 2013 Vital Voices/Fortune Global Women’s Mentoring program, during which I met with remarkable women leaders and heard their perspectives on their work lives, personal lives, and career paths, I came away with one though: to ‘just go out and do it.’ Read More


March 07, 2014

In a candid interview, Ana Cristina and Diana speak about issues women face in El Salvador and their experience participating in the VV GROW Mentoring program. Read More



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