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  • About us

    The Women Worldwide Initiative (TWWI) has the mission to empower women and girls living in the poorest and most marginalized conditions to strengthen their agency and improve their well-being.

    TWWI's flagship mentorship program and small-scale international development projects are dedicated to poverty eradication through youth development, education, and gender equality programming for women and girls in low-income communities domestically and internationally.
  • 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!
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Apply to Mentor Girls in Brooklyn & the Bronx

It takes one person to make a difference in the life of a child. Be that person. Mentors assume a number of different roles during the course of a mentoring relationship, but successful mentors also share the same basic qualities: • A sincere desire to be involved with a young person • Respect for young people … Continue reading

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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

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Registration for Adolescent Girls – Young Women Rock! Mentorship Program 2016/2017

The flagship program of The Women Worldwide Initiative, Young Women Rock! is a curriculum based, group, and one-on-one mentorship program dedicated to strengthening the lives and communities of young women in underserved communities. The program mission is to empower girls through mentorship, building their self-confidence and challenging them to discover and fulfill their potential. The … Continue reading