Hope Beyond the Headlines

 

BEYOND THE HEADLINES OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Hope Beyond the Headlines is a new series with CEO of Women for Women International, Laurie Adams that will shine a light on inspiring stories of strength and resilience from our global Women for Women International family and on how we are using hope and innovation to respond to this crisis. Learn how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and global uncertainty it has caused is impacting the women we serve.

At times of uncertainty, hope is the guiding light towards a better future.

CLAUDE MUHIZI, Women for Women International Monitoring and Evaluation Manager in Rwanda 

An inspiring Hope Beyond the Headlines conversation with Claude Muhizi, Women for Women International Monitoring and Evaluation Manager in Rwanda and Sabreen Alikhan, Women for Women International Director of Monitoring and Evaluation. During this global pandemic, Claude and his colleagues have been doing a lot of work to stay in touch with participants and ensure their well-being. Learn how our team in Rwanda is adapting to COVID-19 lockdowns, our in-person trainings are resuming, and how Women for Women International graduates are making masks to help keep their communities safe and healthy. 

BUKI ONYISH, Women for Women Country Director in Nigeria 

An inspiring Hope Beyond the Headlines conversation with Buki Onyish, Women for Women International Country Director in Nigeria, and Marie Clarke, Women for Women International VP of Global Programs. Buki has been a part of our Women for Women International team for over 20 years! She is an expert on women’s rights work and an incredible leader and advocate. In this Hope Beyond the Headlines episode, Buki talks about her journey with Women for Women International, the current protests against sexual violence in Nigeria, and their plan to resume in-person trainings.

ARAM SHAKERM, Women for Women Country Director in Iraq

An inspiring Hope Beyond the Headlines conversation with Aram Shakerm, Women for Women International Country Director in Iraq, and Marie Clarke, Women for Women International VP of Global Programs. Listen to Aram share his experience as a refugee, as a father, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our work, and his hope for the future of women.

SAMANTHA POWER, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Foreign Policy and Human Rights Adviser

An inspiring Hope Beyond the Headlines conversation with Samantha Power, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and Women for Women International CEO Laurie Adams about shrinking the change of this global pandemic and how women can lean in and lean on each other in times of crisis.

ZAINAB SALBI, FOUNDER OF WOMEN FOR WOMEN INTERNATIONAL

A powerful conversation with our founder Zainab Salbi and CEO of Women for Women International, Laurie Adams about finding strength through connection and choosing hope even during the darkest of times.

EMMA GREDE, Founder & CEO of Good American & Women for Women International Global Board Member

CEO of Women for Women International, Laurie Adams speaks with Emma Grede, Founder & CEO of Good American & Women for Women International Global Board Member about the importance of strong leadership, managing stress, and their personal visions for the future of women.

LINDSI LANE, Founder of Solindsi.com, Entrepreneur, Blogger & Stylist

In this episode, Lindsi Lane and CEO of Women for Women International, Laurie Adams have an honest and hopeful conversation about how we can stay in a positive state of mind during this unprecedented time.

 

RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

HOW WE ARE SUPPORTING WOMEN SURVIVORS OF WAR DURING THIS GLOBAL HEALTH CRISIS

As cases of COVID-19 increase worldwide, Women for Women International is monitoring and assessing the situation, so we are ready to take steps to protect the health of women we serve in countries affected by conflict, the staff in those countries who deliver our program and our staff around the world who raise vital funds for this work.

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