Stacy enjoys lunch with GWI's sponsored students Global Giving's Mikey Rothwell visits TFRF project Hegg Hoffet Fund for Displaced Women Graduates The girls at the start of 2016/17 academic year

Graduate Women International (GWI), (formerly International Federation of University Women)

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Graduate Women International (GWI), founded in 1919 as the International Federation of University (IFUW), is a worldwide, non-governmental organisation of women graduates. GWI advocates for women's rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality secondary and tertiary education and training up to the highest levels. GWI's mission is to: Promote lifelong education for women and girls; Promote international cooperation, friendship, peace and respect for human rights for all, irrespective of their age, race, nationality, religion, political opinion, gender and sexual orientation or other status; Advocate for the advancement of the status of women and girls; and Encourag...

Project Leaders
Stacy Dry Lara
Stacy Lara
Organization Information
10 Rue du Lac
Geneva, 1207
+41 22 731 2380

  BRIDGE# 7743194968
Organization Information
10 Rue du Lac
Geneva, 1207
+41 22 731 2380

  BRIDGE# 7743194968

Projects (2)

Project Reports

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Mar 9, 2018
Appreciation from GWI Teachers for Rural Futures
The 2018 spring semester at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda is going well for the Graduate Women International students.  We are so proud that two of our students will graduate this year...
Feb 20, 2018
Did You Know the GWI Hegg Hoffet Programme Began in 1936?
Did you know that the Hegg-Hoffet Fund has been instrumental in providing help to refugee and displaced graduate women for over 82 years? The Hegg Hoffet Fund was established in 1936 as the...
Dec 11, 2017
GWI Teachers for Rural Futures Project Update
The Graduate Women International Teachers for Rural Futures program continues to advance the status of girls in Uganda through education.  Through GlobalGiving, three girls sponsored by Graduate...
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