Elizabeth Acevedo
  • 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

Elizabeth Acevedo

TWWI Hosts Women’s History Month Events in Harlem and Washington Heights

The Women Worldwide Initiative (TWWI) joins Wordat4F Poetry Series in hosting a two-part, community empowerment series Women’s HERstory Celebration on Friday, March 27 and Sunday, March 29, 2015.


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