Girls protected from the risks of child labor.


Listeners tuning into Radio Nisaa in Palestine, and the Arabic radio fiction across the Middle East and North Africa.


Girls (and boys) provided with a quality education and vocational training in Afghanistan.


Women artisans and construction workers have been supported by WomenChangeMakers social entrepreneurs.

About us

Accelerating progress for women and their communities.

The Womanity Foundation is an independent private foundation established in 2005.

Guided by our vision of a world where all women and men have equal and full social, economic and political participation, the Womanity Foundation undertakes to empower girls and women to shape their future and accelerate progress within their communities. We do this through innovation, collaboration, scaling-up, and replication.

Read more
Over ten years the Womanity Foundation has prioritized four key strategic areas where we are having impact in the lives of women and girls, and their communities.
Learn about our priorities
Message from the President
Businessman, entrepreneur and founder-president of the Womanity Foundation Yann Borgstedt tells us more about his passion for working for social good.
Learn more
Goodwill Ambassador: Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette joins the Womanity Foundation in its mission to empower women and girls around the world.
Learn more
We are inspired everyday by the people we work with. Find out more about Womanity's board of directors, and staff team.
Read more
Ceri Hayes: Guidance for ICT Programs Preventing Violence Against Women
This week, Womanity Award Manager Servane Mouazan interviews Ceri Hayes, director at GenderMatters.  Ceri shares what ICT based organisations need to think about when developing programmes that seek to prevent violence against women. SM: Ceri, what do you specialise in and how does gender matter based on the work you have done in various places
Take Back The Tech! (Mexico) wins the 2016 Womanity Award for the Prevention of Gender-Based Violence
Live Webinar: How can we leverage tech innovation to empower women?


Check out our impact films and infographics, and make a make a pledge for women and girls' empowerment.

Our partners

Collaborations for Equality

Partnerships with energetic and diverse networks of private sector leaders, civil society organizations and philanthropic foundations are a hallmark of Womanity’s work.

Our partners help us improve the lives of girls and women by lending their expertise, promoting what we do, and by inspiring us through their creativity.