African Woman Tells of Village School Project
Kakenya Ntaiya, who promised to build a school for girls in her village after gaining an education in the U.S., made her return to Westport, Connecticut on April 26.
Faces of Africa: Grace Under Pressure
Vital Voices GLN Member and 2010 Fortune alum Grace Nanyonga Mugisha has been featured by the CCTV News show Faces of Africa in a special entitled “Grace Under Pressure.”
The 100 Most Influential People in the World
Congratulations to Manal al-Sharif and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, named to TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World List.
The real revolution in the Middle East: Women in business
Nina Easton, Senior Editor-at-Large of CNN's Fortune, writes from the inaugural MENA Businesswomen's forum in Dubai, U.A.E.
Arab Women Blaze Trails in Start-Ups
At a recent conference for start-ups and entrepreneurs in Beirut, Lebanon, over 40% of pitches for new businesses were from women.
Suu Kyi’s Victory and Women’s Empowerment in Myanmar
Last week, Myanmar’s Election Commission announced the landslide victory of the NLD party, winning 43 out of 44 parliamentary seats in the by-elections of April 1.
Women Entrepreneurs Receive Training (Spanish)
Voces Vitales Panamá carried out its first program in the interior of Panamá, in Santiago, Veraguas.
El rol de las mujeres en la industria tecnológica: ¿mayor presencia femenina? [Spanish]
Lorena Díaz Quijano, advisory board member of Voces Vitales Argentina, is featured in an interview with RedUSERS.com.
Gender Integration Efforts in the Field
U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, E. Anthony Wayne, writes about partnering with government officials, grassroots leaders and Vital Voices on gender integration efforts.
Where Men Now Fear to Tread
In this profile of Umoja Uaso Women's Village in Kenya, Vital Voices Africa Program Officer Celena Green shares her view of the impact that the women of Umoja are having.
100 Women Who Matter
Roshaneh Zafar has been named one of the top five women Entrepreneurs by Newsweek Pakistan in their feature, "100 Women Who Matter."
A friendlier working environment for women in Jordan
Investing in Women & Girls: A new standard in international development
Vital Voices CEO Alyse Nelson writes a column on women's leadership in the fourth edition of Investing in Women & Girls, a national report distributed in USA Today.
Remarks at the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council 10th Anniversary Celebration
Ambassador Melanne Verveer recognizes former First Lady Laura Bush's commitment to the women and girls of Afghanistan through her involvement with a Vital Voices program in 2002.
Rebecca Lolosoli receives GR8! Women Award for Human Rights Work