WEP will inaugurate its I Am a Leader Academy, our initiative in India for WEP students to discover their inner leader, gain skills, while enlarging their vision to pursue a career of their own. Guest speakers will discuss the opportunities and impact of first-generation college women in society and the marketplace. Beyond Borders Scholars, first-generation college students, will conduct a global panel, teleconferencing with WEP alumnae and students, to discuss their stories of change.
THE RED BANGLE AWARD
WEP’s Fifth Red Bangle, an award given annually to an “exceptional woman, who by her life and accomplishment demonstrates the eloquence of the human spirit and inspires others to higher goals,” will be presented during the evening. Past recipients have been Kayce Jennings of Girl Rising, Shabana Basij-Rasikh of School of Leadership Afghanistan (SOLA), Saba Ismail of Aware Girls, Pakistan, and Esther Subhashini, WEP-Hyderabad Director, India.
A reception to meet the Organizational Sponsors, speakers, and guests. Cocktails and appetizers will be served.
Support the Forum
WEP invites guests to contribute $63 for a young woman to attend WEP for 3 months or to become a monthly donor and help WEP reach our year-end 100 new monthly donor goal.
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