GWI International

GWI is an international, non-profit organization of women graduates working to promote lifelong education, to improve the status of women and girls, and to enable women to effect positive change for a peaceful, sustainable future. Continue reading about GWI.

GWI is a launch partner for UNIFEM’s campaign Say NO to Violence against Women. This initiative is a global internet-based advocacy effort to end violence against women. The campaign is making visible the growing movement of people demanding that ending violence against women becomes a top priority. Participants are adding their names to an internet “virtual” book as an expression of public support and call for action. Read more about GWI’s international advocacy.

GWI and its national affiliates offer members opportunities to

    • be part of an international network of women with a common purpose
    • develop knowledge of international issues and have input on issues of world-wide concern
    • take part in GWI action programs, including calls for papers and workshops
    • attend GWI and regional conferences, seminars and workshops
    • obtain leadership training and experience
    • apply for fellowships
    • benefit from international friendship
    • obtain introductions to members of other national affiliates when
      travelling abroad;
    • take pride in belonging to an influential international non-governmental

The GWI Media Center is where GWI leaders and members will find links to the GWI press kit, announcements, communication training tools, a multi-media presentation on GWI programs, communication training tools, GWI logos in different sizes to use in national and local publications, copies of the GWI and Program for Action leaflets to download and print for distribution.