The Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment (WNGE) is currently undergoing a process of re-envisioning and restructuring. Our new direction is reflected in the mission and goals below. We will launch our new technology platform in the Fall of 2014, but in the meantime please remain active on this community platform. If you are interested in participating in the development process please contact WNGE Associate Director, Kirsten McGregor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment (WNGE) is an engaged and diverse ecosystem comprised of global members committed to research, collaboration, and action in support of women’s and gender issues. WNGE is focused on impacting change with cross-cutting measures in sectors including education, health care, environment, poverty, violence prevention, equality, and globalization.
WNGE is dedicated to impacting change by connecting local, regional, and national initiatives to a global community through innovative ecosystems, collaborative networks, and scholar activism.
- Create a Resilient, Visible, and Connected Global Network
- Support Effectiveness and Collaboration to Accelerate and Sustain Action
- Democratize Funding and Target Investments Based on Impact Metrics
- Nurture, Direct and Harness Scholar Activism to Impact Engagement
- Synthesize and Structure Information to Build Global Awareness, Impact Policy, and Guide Research
United Nations Partnership
WNGE is a recognized and registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN-DPI). We are actively engaged with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the functional commissions of ECOSOC, primarily: Commission on the Status of Women, Commission for Social Development, and Commission on Sustainable Development. As an international NGO representing partners from around the globe, WNGE contributes to issues of critical concern to the global development agenda.
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WNGE is generously supported by the Fielding Graduate University, private foundations, and engaged individuals who are impacting change, like you.