Annually, Women’s Education Project Beyond Borders forum, discusses the issues of women and girls living in poverty globally.

Speakers have included: WEP Alumnae in India, Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Senior Advisor on Women´s Leadership at UN Women & Chair of the Board of WPL Women Political Leaders, Estee Bardanashvili, Sr. Director & Supervising Producer, Sesame WorkshopAnalisa Balares, Founder and CEO, Womensphere, Kayce Jennings, Girl Rising and Anjlee Prakash, founder of Learning Links Foundation

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WEP presents the Red Bangle Award annually to an “exceptional woman, who by her life and accomplishment demonstrates the eloquence of the human spirit and inspires others to higher goals.” Awardees have been Elizabeth Howard, WEP President 2014, Kayce Jennings of Girl Rising 2015, Shabana Basij-Rasikh of School of Leadership Afghanistan (SOLA) 2016, Saba Ismail of Aware Girls, Pakistan 2017, and Esther Subhashini, WEP-Hyderabad Director, India 2018, and Anjlee Prakash, founder of Learning Links Foundation 2019.

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Corporate Sponsorship

Women’s Education Project invites corporations, foundations and individuals to sponsor the Forum. For further information, please contact: Zoë Timms, Founding Executive Director,, Phone: 212-726-2582 / 917-470-4991

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