News and Events
From supporting women’s reproductive health in Zimbabwe and empowering youth through art therapy in Indonesia, to increasing women’s participation in news media in Togo and developing women leaders in the conflict-affected region of Gaza Strip. The 2019 Global Change Leaders are prepared to create positive social change in their communities.
“For my mother, development in Africa and women’s empowerment were very important goals. I just know that were she here today, she would be so proud of the work Yvonne has done and continues to do to empower women and girls to use tools like entrepreneurship to lift themselves out of poverty.”
Participants from Angola, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, and Uganda will participate in experiential learning – in classroom and community – in the areas of Building Resilient Communities, Promoting Accountable Democracies, and Strengthening Inclusive Economies over a three-week period.
Eighteen women leaders from 18 countries graduated September 27 from Coady’s Global Change Leaders program in a ceremony with participants, staff, community members, and family.
Dr. Mamatha Achanta is a women’s and children’s rights activist, pro-bono lawyer, and founder of Tharuni – a non-government organization working for the welfare of adolescent girls and women.
Climate change is the most pressing global issue of our time. The impact of climate change is felt in every issue facing humanity: health, finance, security, migration, water supply, sanitation, food security, agriculture, and gender to name several. Given the integration of climate into every facet of life, the way humans think and problem solve must change.
There are no events scheduled at this time.