What do beauty products and women’s empowerment have in common? The ultimate beauty guru, Erin Flaherty, the Health and Beauty Director of Marie Claire magazine will be in Denver to discuss Women’s Global Empowerment Fund and her own trip to Uganda. Erin is the Beauty and Health Director of Marie Claire magazine, which is the global […]
1911 – Over 100 years ago, 1 million women and men from 5 countries took to the streets demanding voting rights for women, equal pay, and the right to hold public office. Fast forward to 2017, women from around the world are marching and organizing calling for equality in jobs, pay, health care & education, […]
We are pleased to share the two-page feature article titled “Power Players” in the March issue of Marie Claire showcasing Erin Flaherty’s trip to Uganda to visit Women’s Global Empowerment Fund. The article takes a dive into WGEF and it’s partnership through The Ultraviolet Edge, showing that the brand takes the title of “badass beauty brand” to a whole […]
Looking back at a transformative year with an eye toward sustained growth, inspired projects, and powerful community voices in 2017 and beyond. ’Tis the season for reflecting and rejoicing, and Women’s Global Empowerment Fund (WGEF) has serious cause for both. While we all take stock of what we’ve accomplished and the possibilities in the coming […]
Vicky Acan is 33 years old, married and a mother of 4 children. She runs a restaurant business in Layibi, she employs 3 waitresses to support her business which serves between 150 to 200 customers a day. Vicky is a former victim of domestic violence who separated from her husband 7 years back and decided […]
The mission of Women’s Global Empowerment Fund is to support women through economic, social and political programs, creating opportunities while addressing inequality; strengthening families and communities. Learn more about our team, and join our work to empower women globally!
Women’s Global Empowerment Fund strives to develop programs that produce reductions in poverty and the marginalization of women and their families by providing economic, social and political opportunities for sustainability and self-determination. Investing in women and families, by creating a social network, helps women build livelihoods and address inequality.
By donating or volunteering with Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, you can help women create a brighter future for themselves and their families. We need a dynamic volunteer force to build awareness about microfinance and our other programs in northern Uganda. Your action can make it possible for us to provide opportunities to more and more […]