The Ultraviolet Edge – WGEF Partners with Urban Decay

Women’s Global Empowerment Fund is honored to be selected as the first organization to receive a donation from Urban Decay’s new initiative –  The Ultraviolet Edge – their global initiative to empower women. By helping to fund organizations that fight for the rights of women everywhere, Urban Decay encourages all women to embrace their individuality […]

Women’s Global Celebrates International Women’s Day 2015

“Empowerment for women and girls is progress for all.” Women’s Global clients celebrated International Women’s Day in Gulu, Uganda on March 4-8 with a series of debates, discussions, and mentoring sessions for girls. On March 8, in recognition of IWD 2015, women (and men) marched for equality, justice and each other.

Fashion Project in Gulu

Kelly McDonald of Fashion Project, an innovative company that frames fashion as a force for good, relays her first experience visiting Uganda. Learn more about her journey here! As we made the six-hour drive from the capital to Gulu, everything felt like it was falling into place. I had never been somewhere so entirely different […]

Women-Led Charities We Love – Rent the Runway

Check out Rent The Runway’s blog featuring WGEF & Founder, Karen Sugar as one of their favorite women-led charities!

Featured in Westword!

We are honored to be featured in a story by Westword in their blog – please read and be inspired! Years ago, in what she calls a moment of brilliance or insanity, Karen Sugar decided to start an international development organization for women. Sugar began by looking for a location where women had the most critical need […]

2014 Client Survey

It’s Here! WGEF’s 2014 client survey, highlighting the critical impact of our program for women and families in northern Uganda! The results show: 67% of respondents report their children are in school more consistently Increases in food security, including nutrition and frequency 93% report increase of peace in their households “I am able to support […]

*2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit*

Congrats! We’ve won a spot on the 2014 Top-Rated List! The final results are in. Our supporters have spoken, and we’ve earned a spot on the GreatNonprofits’ 2014 Top Rated List! WOMENS GLOBAL EMPOWERMENT FUND is listed as a final winner on their leaderboard. We’ll be featured on their site, their 2014 Top-Rated List, and […]

Holiday Cheer 2014

To RSVP or donate, please contact microfund@gmail.com or visit our website at www.wgef.org Copyright © 2014 Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: Women’s Global Empowerment Fund Po Box 6283 Denver, CO 80206

Breaking Taboos: the Healthy Periods Initiative

​Just imagine attending school or work without toilets or drinking water. Imagine attending a school with a single latrine for all the students, or that the latrine is smelly, with no toilet paper and the door no longer closes. Just imagine attending work or school when you have your period. This is the reality for women and girls in […]

Holiday Event 2013

It’s almost time for our annual holiday event!  This year “A Season to Share”  will take place on December 4th from 5:30-8:00PM at the Blair Caldwell African American Research Library on 2401 Welton St. in Denver.  We’re excited to be welcoming two special guests:  Colorado Public Servant and Business Woman Betsey Markey, and WGEF Program Director […]