Commitment to Action

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: Tech for Women’s Rights

Commitment by

WAKE: Women's Alliance for Knowledge Exchange

In 2016, WAKE committed to investing in three to five NGOs from its Tech2Empower (T2E) initiative, a tech and communications training workshop for leaders of women’s rights organizations. WAKE’s commitment will focus on three expansions of T2E: expanding to two new regions (Central America, the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa); launching T2E Fellowships; and establishing Learning Hubs. In its expansion WAKE will hold T2E workshops to train NGO leaders in the two regions, which will provide a foundation for T2E Fellowships and Learning Hubs. This commitment is part of the “Girls, Women & the Global Goals” coalition of multi-sectoral partners convened by No Ceilings, Vital Voices, and WEConnect International. The coalition is working collectively to advance gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals agenda, particularly focused on the areas of promoting women’s economic participation; addressing violence against girls and women; and advancing women’s leadership in both private and public sectors.

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Commitment

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: Tech for Women’s Rights

Launched

2016

Est. Duration

2 years

Estimated Total Value

$550,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Europe

Commitment by

WAKE: Women's Alliance for Knowledge Exchange