The Connects

WEP donors join the Connects, because they wish to learn more about and engage in the issues facing girls and women globally.  Throughout the year, Connect members meet WEP students (who are paid to participate) and are invited to discussions, roundtables, the Annual Forum and Red Bangle Award, and other special events. Learn more about WEP’s Connects below.

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The Connect

Donate & Connect

The Connect is for any donor who would like to further engage in the issues of girls and women globally. Throughout the year, WEP invites The Connect members to special discussions with WEP students, the annual Forum & Red Bangle Award, and special events such as family focused Mother’s and Father’s Day celebrations. Members donate at all giving levels.

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Women Leaders Connect

Women Leaders Connect

A specially curated program of events for a community of women donors interested in meaningful engagement with issues facing girls and women globally. Members attend:

  • in-person and online talks, roundtables and salons with inspirational leaders, WEP students & alumnae
  • ideation sessions to contribute expertise & explore opportunities to support WEP students
  • special Connect events throughout the year 

Members contribute at levels of $500 and above.


Join the Women Leaders Connect

Women Leaders Connect Founding Members

Deb deVries

Nalini Dhar 

Kathy Hurley 

Deepika Mandrekar

Anjlee Prakash

Lisa Schmucki

Marsha Wallace

Community Connect

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.

Community Connect

Corporate Connect

Introduce your company or organization to WEP and our students, to share their stories and experiences with employees. Corporations contribute funding and where possible program, internships and other opportunities. WEP encourages participants to ask their organization to match their donation contribution to WEP.

Interested in getting involved with our Connect Program?

Email us at with the subject line WEP CONNECT!