Persons reached by Womanity since 2005


Listeners tuning into Radio Nisaa and the Arabic radio fiction across the Middle East and North Africa


Girls provided with a quality education and vocational training in Afghanistan


Social ventures supported by our WomenChangeMakers program to scale their impact

Investing in bold new ideas to combat gender inequality

We are not a traditional grant making Foundation. We see ourselves at the intersection of venture philanthropy and social investment. We understand that change takes time. We also understand that to create systemic change, one has to take calculated risks and have a long term view. We do this through innovation, collaboration, scaling-up, and replication.

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Our work focuses on two areas, Disruptive Media Solutions and Institutional Development.
Our approach
Focus: SDG 5
If the SDGs are to be realised, women and girls, everywhere, must have equal rights and opportunity, and be able to live free from violence and discrimination. Our programmes support this vision.
Our programmes
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.
Meet Yann
Goodwill Ambassador: Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette joins the Womanity Foundation in its mission to empower women and girls around the world.
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Blog 03.08.2019
TecnoLovers: Luchadoras new web series on women and technology
TecnoLovers: Luchadoras new web series This weekend, Womanity Award recipients Luchadoras, a feminist organisation in Mexico, are launching a web series to highlight the...


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Our partners

Collaborations for Equality

We develop long lasting partnerships with local experts, businesses and social entrepreneurs to invest in new ideas that ignite change and tackle gender inequality.

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.