A Walk Across Two Continents

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Antonia and Joyce: Spirit of Ubuntu

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Australia – The Power of Partnership

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Australia Day 1 – A Reflection by Kathy O’Hearn

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Australia Day 2

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Australia Day 3 – A Social Conversation

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Australia Day 4 – Q&A with Ronna Pastorizo-Sekiguchi

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Australia Day 5 – Key Takeaways from the Week

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Brazil Day 2

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Brazil Days 3 & 4

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Brazil: Connecting LAC Businesswomen

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Brazil: Day 1

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Breakthroughs in Poland: Global Ambassadors Program creates lasting connections

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Celebrating 5 Years of Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Charlotte, North Carolina

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

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Celebrating Five Years of Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Los Angeles, California

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Charlotte – Be Present. Be Open.

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Charlotte – Day 1

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Charlotte – Day 2: Rana and Terri

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Charlotte – Day 2: Reflections on Partnership

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Charlotte – Day 4: A Mentor’s Perspective

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Charlotte – Takeaways

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Chicago – Day 1

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Chicago – Day 2

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Chicago – Day 3

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Chicago – Day 4

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Chicago: September 11-15, 2017

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Coming soon: Charlotte, North Carolina, May 8-12

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Conversation with Danielle Saint-Lôt

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Day 1 New Delhi, Global Ambassadors in India

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Day 2 New Delhi, Global Ambassadors in India

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Day 3 Mumbai, Global Ambassadors

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Days 4-5 Mumbai, Global Ambassadors in India

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Dublin – Catching Up with Ntombenhle and Morra

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Dublin – Catching Up with Shilpi and Norah

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Dublin – Takeaways

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Dublin Bound: Advancing Global Women’s Leadership and Entrepreneurship

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Dublin: October 8-12, 2018

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Early Progress in the Global Ambassadors Program

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Empowering Women Business Leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Empowering Women Leaders to Advance Sustainable Development: The Global Ambassadors Program Heads to Australia October 3-7

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Global Ambassadors Program in South Africa: Right Time, Right Place

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Global Ambassadors Program: First Days in Poland

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Global Ambassadors Program: Lessons Learned in Poland

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Global Ambassadors Program: Lessons Learned in Poland

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Global Ambassadors Program: Mentorship Leads to Leadership

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Global Ambassadors Program: Qatar Day 3

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Global Ambassadors Program: Qatar Day 4

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Global Ambassadors Program: South Africa

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Global Ambassadors Program: The Launch

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Helping Women Leaders in the Asia Pacific Region Find Their Voice

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Japan Day 1

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Japan Day 2

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Japan Days 3 & 4

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Just Announced: London, February 22-26, 2016

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Leadership Means Letting Go

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Leaning In to Help Build the Next Generation of Women

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Londay Day 2

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London Day 1

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London Day 3

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London Day 4

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Los Angeles – A "Game-Changing" Experience

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Los Angeles – Day 1

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Los Angeles – Day 2

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Los Angeles – Day 3 – Q & A with Veronica Soto

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Los Angeles – Day 4 – Q & A with Gizella Greene

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Los Angeles – Day 5 Takeaways

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Los Angeles: November 6-10, 2017

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Mentoring Begins in South Africa

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Mentoring Victoria and Optimism for Africa’s Future

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Mexico Day 1

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Mexico Day 2

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Mexico Day 3

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Mexico Days 4-5

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New York – Day 2 – Habiba and Jo

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New York – Day 3 – Claudia and Mine

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New York – Day 4 – Stevie and Jessica

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New York – Day 5 Takeaways

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New York City – Day 1

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New York City: March 19-23, 2018

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Next stop: Australia!

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Northern Ireland Day 1

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Northern Ireland Day 2

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Northern Ireland Day 3

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Northern Ireland Day 4

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Northern Ireland Day 5

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PARIS – DAY 1

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Paris, France: Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment in Europe

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Paris: November 11-15, 2019

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Perspectives on Mentoring

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Puerto Rico – Day 1

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Puerto Rico – Day 2: Mariangie & Silvina

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Puerto Rico – Day 3: Auralís Herrero-Lugo & Carmen Cedré

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Puerto Rico – Takeaways

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Puerto Rico: Advancing Women in Business, Social Enterprise & Community Nonprofits

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Puerto Rico: March 18-22, 2019

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Qatar Days 1-2

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Qatar: Investing in Women’s Leadership and Economic Development in the Middle East

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Reflections after London

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Singapore | Women in Southeast Asia From Poverty to Prosperity

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Singapore Day 1

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Singapore Day 2

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Singapore Day 3

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Singapore Day 4

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Singapore Reflections

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Social Change and Economic Opportunity: Empowering Women Leaders from the Middle East & North Africa and Eastern Europe

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South Africa 2015: Empowering Women Leaders Fighting HIV/AIDS

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South Africa Day 2

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South Africa Day 3 – Toward a Platform for Women’s Voice and Agency

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Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Love & Sense CEO Tamae Takatsu

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Spotlight: Catching up with Carol Fitzsimons

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Spotlight: Celebrating 5 Years | 3 Stories of Impact

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Spotlight: Eleanor ‘Tabi’ Haller-Jorden

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Spotlight: Eleanor ‘Tabi’ Haller-Jorden reflects on GAP Chicago

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Spotlight: Jennifer Taylor

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Spotlight: Juna Mathema

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Spotlight: Karla Borges Furlaneto

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Spotlight: Katy Knox

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Spotlight: Kim Kingsley

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Spotlight: Mari Sawai

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Spotlight: María Gabriela Hoch

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Spotlight: Q&A with Kelly Fair

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Spotlight: Reunion Luncheon

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Spotlight: Sarika Bhattacharyya

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Spotlight: Yanina Faour

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The Global Ambassadors Program sparks lifelong mentorship from Mexico City, to New York, to Granada

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The Power of Mentoring to Accelerate Women’s Leadership & Economic Empowerment: GAP Heads to New York City

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Three Days in Dublin

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Unleashed

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Valley of a Thousand Dreams

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Visit to Themba Lethu (Our Hope)

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Welcome to Warsaw: Women Entrepreneurs in Central and Eastern Europe

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Women Shine, Women Lead: Supporting Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment in Japan

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Women’s Advancement in India’s Growing Economy: Global Ambassadors Program Kicks Off in New Delhi and Mumbai

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Women’s Economic Empowerment in Post-Conflict and Ongoing Peacebuilding

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Stories

Daily recaps, stories of impact and perspectives on mentoring

November 12, 2019

PARIS – DAY 1

On y va! The 20th Global Ambassadors Program has begun in Paris. But first — art! Mentors and mentees arrived from all over Europe and the U.S., quickly made introductions and…

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November 5, 2019

Spotlight: Kim Kingsley

The Global Ambassadors Program was life-changing. For me, personally, it came at the most amazing inflection point in 2016. I had just left POLITICO after a decade and was thinking…

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October 30, 2019

Paris, France: Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment in Europe

Zoë Dean-Smith, Vice President, Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship We’re a week away from our 20th Global Ambassadors Program – our fifth time in Europe with our partner Bank of…

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The Global Ambassadors Program will be held in Paris, France, November 11-15, 2019, to address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector and social enterprise throughout Europe.

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Auralís Herrero-Lugo and Carmen Cedré Auralís Herrero-Lugo just may be the visionary designer needed to put Puerto Rico back on the fashion world map. Paired with…

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Mentee Auralís Herrero-Lugo created Retazo, a Puerto Rico-based circular fashion platform that integrates circular manufacturing, modular training, capacity building and sales for long-term economic development on the island. A big…

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“I was raised by wolves,” says Mariangie Rosas. “My mother passed when I was young so I grew up with my father and three older brothers.” After high school, like many…

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March 18, 2019

Puerto Rico – Day 1

The Global Ambassadors Program in Puerto Rico is off and running here in San Juan, as our 10 mentors and 10 mentees are getting acquainted and settled in for five…

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March 14, 2019

Puerto Rico: Advancing Women in Business, Social Enterprise & Community Nonprofits

Did you feel the earth shift a little last week? Two by two, mentors and mentees took to the streets in 62 countries, walking together as part of the 174…

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The Global Ambassadors Program in Puerto Rico, March 18-22, 2019, addresses the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders in Puerto Rico who are engaged in business, social enterprise and non-profit activities focused on building…

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November 9, 2018

Three Days in Dublin

Kathy O’Hearn It was day three at the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) in Dublin when I heard my favorite new phrase: LONG TAIL. Long tail is a theory that our…

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November 6, 2018

Leadership Means Letting Go

How long should a successful entrepreneur trust her gut? It’s a question I’ve been considering since returning from an incredible week in Dublin with Vital Voices. I was honored to…

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October 25, 2018

Dublin – Takeaways

Ntombenhle Khathwane and Morra Aarons-Mele When Ntombenhle Khathwane started AfroBotanics seven years ago in South Africa, she faced little competition. The natural hair and…

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October 12, 2018

Dublin – Catching Up with Ntombenhle and Morra

Ntombenhle Khathwane and her mentor Morra Aarons-Mele, did not waste a moment of the GAP Dublin week. As CEO and founder of AfroBotanics, Ntombenhle transforms culture through her natural…

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October 11, 2018

Dublin – Catching Up with Shilpi and Norah

Shilpi Singh, co-founder of Unhotel, is an experiential travel innovator in India. She was paired with Global Ambassador Norah Casey, a business and media icon in Ireland committed to women’s…

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September 24, 2018

Dublin Bound: Advancing Global Women’s Leadership and Entrepreneurship

“Leadership means that when you take a step forward, you turn round and pull somebody else into that space.” – Inez McCormack I’m just back from an energizing United Nations…

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Carol Fitzsimons is chief executive of Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, an organization that helps over 100,000 young people across Northern Ireland each year explore their entrepreneurial potential and prepare…

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The Global Ambassadors Program to be held in Dublin, Ireland, October 8-12, 2018, will address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector and…

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Anjali Besley and Iryna Rubis  Iryna (right) is CEO of Ekonomika+, a business and sustainable services content provider in Eastern Europe. She worked with mentor Anjali Besley (left)…

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April 10, 2018

New York – Day 4 – Stevie and Jessica

Stevie Howell, founder of Stevie Howell LLC, began the week as, what her mentor called “an accidental apparel designer.” By Friday, Stevie and her mentor Jessica Abrahams, chair of the…

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