Creating tomorrow's leaders.
The Women and Girls Initiative (WGI) is a global movement committed to social justice which aims, at advancing gender equity and youth development agenda, by targeting the most marginalized and disadvantaged girls and young women.
We serve those whose development and growth have been impacted by cycles of poverty, natural disaster and armed conflict through a holistic approach, offering educational, leadership development, health and economic self sufficiency opportunities.
Haiti Leadership Retreat
This summer, 62 girls from Port-au-Prince andthe South of Haiti, a rural region typically unreached by community outreach efforts, participated in a unique workshop intended to fuse leadership training with psychosocial healing in relations to natural disasters, specifically surrounding the 2010 earthquake and the more recent 2016 Hurricane Matthew.