How can you help?

Do you want to change the world? You're in the right place! Join us at W4 in empowering girls and women for the benefit of everyone! You can donate to our projects around the world, launch your own team fundraiser, (e-)volunteer your skills and/or spread the word about our work!

How does it work?

Choose one or more projects you care about from our portfolio of projects around the world, make a donation and see the life-changing, even life-saving, impact of your giving!

How does it work?

Create your own uber-cool fundraising team to raise funds for (a) project(s) you care about, then invite your friends/colleagues/family to donate and change the world with you! Multiply the good and multiply your impact!

How do gift cards work?

Offer a friend/colleague/loved one a unique, unforgettable gift with a W4 gift card! When you offer a W4 gift card, the recipient of your gift can choose a project to support from among our many girls' & women's empowerment projects around the world. The recipient of your gift card will receive updates throughout the year about the project, as well as W4 "goodies" relating to the project. So offer a W4 gift card today and spread joy & love!

Events: women & girls leading change

W4 is partnering again with Trust Conference, a yearly event hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, which has been relentlessly committed to promoting gender equality. W4 is supporting the Trust Conference scholars’ program which enables women from over 50 countries around the world to participate in the program. W4 Founder Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke will be speaking about the opportunities of harnessing digital technologies and crowdfunding to fund gender equity initiatives.

W4 Founder & President Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was honored to be a guest speaker at the United Nations World Investment Forum 2018 on the subject of women’s entrepreneurship and the digital economy. The World Investment Forum is the pre-eminent global platform on investment and development. The biannual Forum gathers investment stakeholders from over 160 countries, including Heads of State, executives of global companies and civil society representatives.

W4 Founder & President Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was invited to attend a high-level roundtable hosted by the ODI. Along with ODI’s Executive Director, Alex Thier, and DFID Permanent Secretary, Matthew Rycroft, Lindsey discussed how to harness technology and innovation to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

For the third consecutive year, W4 Founder & President Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was a guest speaker, in her capacity as a “European Young Leader” at the Friends of Europe’s high-level roundtable on the State of Europe. This year’s focus included Europe’s ageing population, disruptive technologies and resource depletion and climate change.

W4 at Chatham House

W4 attended the prominent forum, which brought together a committed group of scholars, policymakers, activists, business people and entrepreneurs to generate key policy ideas for the G20 to explore during the following year and to support the work of the Women 20 (W20). W4 Founder Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was a guest-speaker on the subject of women’s digital inclusion, equality and leadership in the era of digital transformation.

 

Within the framework of W4’s partnership with Girls Not Brides — which included W4’s capacity-building support for seven Sub-Saharan African grassroots organizations working to end child marriage — W4 Founder Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was invited to speak at the second Girls Not Brides Global Meeting. Lindsey participated in a panel and discussion about crowdfunding opportunities for community projects.

 

W4 Founder & President Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was honored to be among the speakers at this distinguished summit, exploring contributions women make to European politics and business. POLITICO has had a longstanding interest in fostering discussions on women’s leadership in politics, policy-making, and business via their Women Rule series, launched in Washington DC, and now aims to foster similar discussions in Europe.

Only 17% of Wikipedia profiles are of women! In celebration of International Women’s Day, the W4 team participated in UNESCO’s #WIKI4WOMEN initiative, which calls on individuals to contribute to reducing the digital space gender gap by helping to create, enrich or translate, in as many languages as possible, Wikipedia portraits of women in the fields of education, science, culture, social and human sciences, or communication and information.

W4 Founder & President Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke was one of the three speakers at the UNESCO event organized on International Women’s Day. The focus of the event was on women as drivers of economic, social and political change, especially with regard to digital progress and development.

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