The Forum

Annually, Women’s Education Project Beyond Borders forum, discusses the issues of women and girls living in poverty globally. Beyond Borders 2017 focused on collaboration between NGOs, Corporations and Foundations. Beyond Borders 2018, Building the Runway for Young Women to Enter the Global Workforce, will focus on two issues of compelling importance: preparing young women for fulfilling careers in the global economy and creating a corporate climate that is welcoming, equitable and fair.

Discuss the Runway with leaders from Criterion Institute, Ellevest, J.P. Morgan, and Women’s Education Project. 

Beyond Borders 2018: Building the Runway for Young Women to Enter the Global Workforce

The 2018 WEP Beyond Borders Forum took place on November 28th at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City.

We thank everyone that attended and helped make the event a success.

Congratulations 2018 Beyond Borders Scholars!

Beyond Borders Scholars are U.S. college and high school students attending our Beyond Borders Forum and collectively fundraising $5,000 to send 50 WEP students, young women in India, living under $2 a day, through WEP’s I Am a Leader program.

Support their campaign by donating, HERE!

2018 Forum Sponsors

“WEP Beyond Borders was an informative day of listening, learning and play at it’s best with the top female leaders in philanthropy. This forum had a global perspective and opened my eyes to the endless possibilities of collaboration when women come together.”

Jaclynn • Unleashed

“Beyond Borders facilitated essential collaboration and tangible progress to work toward the common goal of women’s empowerment. I enjoyed getting to hear the panelist, and mingle with such amazing, influential, and unstoppable female forces. Truly humbling.”

2017 Forum Guest

“Inspiring, empowering, full of passion!”

2017 Forum Guest

“Coming together with such a diverse group of women, all working towards gender equality, with the goal of collaboration was empowering, inspiring and productive.”

Kendra • DIL

“A [forum] where people were actually interested in supporting each other!”

2017 Forum Guest

“It was such a privilege to attend Beyond Borders. [The filled room with] so many accomplished, inspiring women truly inspired me to work towards empowering girls and women!”

2017 Forum Guest

The Red Bangle

The 2018 Red Bangle was awarded to Esther Subhashini at the Beyond Borders Forum.

Photos from Our 2018 Forum

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