September 21, 2017

Chicago - Day 4

By Amina Evangelista Swanepoel

Two years ago when I heard Zoë Dean-Smith describe the Global Ambassadors Program, I knew that I wanted to be a part of it. I work in the Philippines, where I run a nonprofit called Roots of Health that provides reproductive   |   Read More »

September 14, 2017

Chicago - Day 3

Day 3: Three Minutes with Loredana and Megan Mentee Loredana Introini is the director coordinator of the Falcone Foundation, named for Judge Giovanni Falcone who was killed by the mafia in 1992. Based in Palermo, Loredana designs initiatives for   |   Read More »

September 13, 2017

Chicago - Day 2

By Jenna Sumar, Vital Voices Digital Communications Coordinator

Risk. That was the theme of this second day of the Global Ambassadors Program in Chicago. Trainer Kathleen Holland opened the day with a simple question: Why do strategic plans fail? Risks are overlooked, she warned. It   |   Read More »

September 12, 2017

Chicago - Day 1

Today was the official start of the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) in Chicago, and we welcomed 11 Global Ambassadors and 11 mentees for the first full day of what will be an incredible week of connection, learning and growth. There was a buzz   |   Read More »

September 05, 2017

Celebrating Five Years of Advancing Women's Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Chicago, Illinois

By Zoë Dean-Smith, Vice President, Global Leadership Programs

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August 31, 2017

Spotlight: Juna Mathema


Juna Mathema of Nepal co-founded Blitz Media, a top advertising and research agency in Kathmandu. She participated in GAP Charlotte in May 2017,   |   Read More »

July 19, 2017

Los Angeles: November 6-10, 2017

Call for applications  The Global Ambassadors Program being held in Los Angeles, California (November 6-10, 2017) will address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector, social enterprise and non-profits   |   Read More »