Stories of Impact

International Day of the Girl Child 2021: Digital generation. Our generation

We interviewed Shallon Nkumbuku, former scholar and current intern with WGEP’s Kenya partner, Tharaka Women’s Welfare Program (TWWP).

Scholar Spotlight: Nancy Kawira, 19-year-old Kenyan Scholar

“The challenges in my life motivate me to be better, I know that if I can work hard enough to get through school and help my siblings"

#StartSmall Gives $3M to Four Organizations to Serve 20k More Girls

Jack Dorsey closed out Women’s History Month with a $3 million grant to support girls’ education in rural regions of sub-Saharan Africa.

Celebrating International Women's Day in Senegal and Kenya 2019

WGEP’s teams in both Senegal and Kenya celebrated with dancing, singing and lively community meetings. Photos and video below.

WGEP Recommends: A Reading List for the COVID-19 Pandemic

We’ve compiled a WGEP list of some of our favorite books and films on topics like gender inequality, girls’ education and African culture.

How WGEP is Responding to COVID-19 in Rural Kenya and Senegal

Over the past several weeks, WGEP has adopted our programs to respond to the growing threat of coronavirus our communities.

Michelle Obama Thanks Women's Global For Doing What We Do

WGEP founder and executive director, Amy Maglio, met with Michelle Obama to celebrate the launch of the Global Girls Alliance.

Beyond the Scholarship: Fatou, a Young Senegalese Student

One might think that this is a quick fix, provide Fatou a scholarship so she can go to school and her problems are solved, right?

Obama Foundation Produced A Documentary Featuring Our Program

"Rebecca’s Story," is being used as a tool to generate awareness about the Girls Opportunity Alliance and to end FGM.

WGEP Joins Michelle Obama's Girls Opportunity Alliance

WGEP's founder and executive director Amy Maglio traveled to NYC as Michelle Obama, kicked off the Girls Opportunity Alliance.

Women's Global Education Project on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio

WGEP founder and executive director Amy Maglio spoke on Chicago Public Radio to chat with Jerome McDonnell about our work!

Women's Global is Partnering With Dining For Women

We are thrilled to announce that WGEP will be Dining For Women's featured grantee for the month of July 2018!