YWR! 2012 Group Photo
  • About us

    The Women Worldwide Initiative (TWWI) has the mission to empower women and girls to strengthen their own capacities as decision-makers.

    TWWI's mentorship programs and small-scale international development projects are dedicated to poverty eradication through youth development, and social and economic empowerment of women and girls in low-income communities in New York City and developing countries.
  • Our feature on MSNBC

    Melissa Harris-Perry honors our Executive Director as her "Foot soldier" of the week, shining a light on the Young Women Rock! Mentorship Program ...Take a sneak peak!

Mentorship Program Registration Open for Girls in Brooklyn & South Bronx

Registration Until September 24th for Young Women Rock! Fall 2014 – Spring 2015   We are recruiting female mentees (ages 14 – 18) until September 24th for the Young Women Rock! Fall 2014-Spring 2015 cycle. Eligible participants must live in either Brooklyn (with easy access to Brownsville) or the South Bronx. Young Women Rock! has the … Continue reading


Be Bold, be Fierce, be You: Registration open for girls’ mentorship program

Young Women Rock! is a sisterhood A free, year-long program of The Women Worldwide Initiative, Young Women Rock! is a curriculum based, group, and one-on-one mentorship and leadership program for teenage girls living in Brooklyn and the South Bronx that includes weekly sessions and monthly outings. Girls (ages 14-18) are invited to join. We meet … Continue reading

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We are looking for 2 site leaders for our girl’s mentorship program!

Program Overview The Young Women Rock! (YWR!) Mentorship Program is a curriculum based, group, and one-on-one mentorship program dedicated to strengthening the lives and communities of young women in impoverished neighborhoods. The program is for girls ages 14 to 18 years old and includes weekly sessions and monthly cultural outings. The program mission is to … Continue reading


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