The Connects

Programs for donors interested in further engagement with WEP’s mission and issues facing girls & women globally.

Yellow Fleurs

To join the Connects, donate and choose either Community or Women Leaders Connect. If you are already a donor, please contact us at

COMMUNITY CONNECT – For individuals contributing at any giving level.

Throughout the year, WEP invites members to discussions with WEP students, the annual Forum & Red Bangle Award, and special virtual and in person events. To join, select the Community Connect option on our donation page.

WOMEN LEADERS CONNECT – For professional women contributing at $500 & above.

In addition to Community Connect events, members are invited to a specially curated series of roundtables and ideation sessions with inspirational leaders, WEP students and alumnae. To join, select the Women Leaders Connect option on our donation page.

CORPORATE CONNECT – For companies to offer their employees an enriching CSR opportunity.

Employees meet WEP students, who lead activities and discussions on their culture, issues and ambitions. Corporations contribute funding and, if applicable, expertise, technical training, internships and other opportunities. To hold a Corporate Connect at your company, please contact with Corporate Connect in the subject line.

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Women Leaders Connect Founding Members

Katherine Clark

Deb deVries

Nalini Dhar 

Kathy Hurley 

Ann McCallum

Deepika Mandrekar

Anjlee Prakash

Bhavani Parameswar

Lisa Schmucki

Vaishnavi Ramakrishnan

Marsha Wallace

Would you like to host your own event to support WEP? 

Organize a run/walk, golf outing, or birthday party to support WEP students. For each event, WEP students will hold a live-online session or send a special video greeting to the host and their guests. Have other ideas? Please contact us at

To learn more about the Connects, e-mail us at with the subject line WEP CONNECT!