Our journey with ARMMAN started in 2017 when ARMMAN’s founder, Dr. Aparna Hegde, became a WomenChangeMakers Fellow with The Womanity Foundation. ARMMAN, founded in 2008, is an NGO that works on maternal and child health. They use tech-enabled solutions to reach women, children and health workers at scale in a cost-effective manner across India. We […]

A window to the outside world

SOWCoders Bootcamp, 8th – 23th February 2020 At Womanity we strongly believe that technology catalyzes connections, helps overcome physical and geographical boundaries and has the power to bridge realities which are very different from each other. Our program Girls Can Code (GCC) works with four schools in Afghanistan to provide 16 to 19-year-old girls with coding skills, […]

Womanity stages creative disruptions at Geneva Book and Media Fair

Womanity stages creative disruptions at Geneva Book and Media Fair

Womanity at the 2017 Geneva Book and Press Fair The Womanity Foundation has convened intrepid writers, journalists and activists to a roundtable discussion on “Arab Women and the Media: A Cultural Revolution” on 27 April 2017 from 3 to 4:30 pm in the Arab Cultures’ Pavilion at the Geneva Book and Press Fair held at […]

Participate: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

16 Day of Activism. Stop violence against women. As part of a joint campaign with the Womanity foundation and Wikigender organised for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we invite you to participate into two new and vibrant online discussions and webinars. Wikigender and the Womanity Foundation are partnering to lead a 2 […]

The power of “Catalytic philanthropy”: From individual empowerment to systemic change

Catalytic philanthropy

Research has repeatedly demonstrated that empowering girls and women significantly accelerates progress in developing economies, and that by nurturing women’s education, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership, whole communities thrive. So how can philanthropy and the socio-economic development sector invest in women in a meaningful manner, one that will bring about positive systemic change? At The Womanity […]

Empowering Women Since 2005

This year, Womanity celebrates a decade of innovation, collaboration, and learning for women and girls’ empowerment around the world. We are proud to work alongside others to incubate, grow and replicate models, which are allowing women, girls, men and boys to contribute to a more fair and just world. Each year we produce an annual report outlining our work, which […]

It's All in the Connections: Changing the World With Women One Call at a Time

Yann Borgstedt

By Yann Borgstedt and Antonella Notari Vischer As published on Huffington Post 04/24/2015 (www.huffingtonpost.com/yann-borgstedt/its-all-in-the-connection_b_7135054.html?1429879201) Men and women need to join forces on a mission to connect women to the world. For decades we have heard about gender disparities in every field from economics to education, politics to media. Now we have new evidence of a […]