“As books are written about the great pandemic, I think that women leaders will come of this very much on the right side of history for doing their best to focus on human security, health and well-being…” Helen Clark’s consequential assessment of women political leaders’ performance during the COVID-19 global health crisis is steadily being […]
Ensuring effective communication with community members is very important nowadays. Even more so if that community is composed of WPL Country Ambassadors, who are a cornerstone of WPL’s network of incredible women political leaders that stretches across the globe. In responding to their request to be kept up to date with WPL’s activities – a […]
“One of the hugest problems (that) we’ve got to overcome are these mindsets, norms, deeply entrenched cultural practices (and) biases, conscious or unconscious…” says Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University and the United States Ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues (2009-2013), in her conversation with WPL President […]
What is the role of culture in times of crisis? Is it more important to put everything aside and only focus on public health? With the onslaught of COVID-19 and confinement, the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 2020 offers an occasion to reflect on the challenges Ministers around the world have […]
It’s time for change. It’s time for girls and women to lead the world with brains and hearts. For change to happen, we must connect today’s leaders with girls – the next generation of leaders. #Girl2Leader is an initiative launched by the Women Political Leaders (WPL).Lead like a girl!
Global Advisory Board
Dr. Nurhayati Ali AssegafVice Chairwoman of the Democratic Party (Partai Demokrat) of Indonesia,
José Manuel BarrosoChairman, Goldman Sachs International. President of the European Commission (2004-2014).
Kathy CalvinPresident and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations Foundation. President of
Marie-Louise Coleiro PrecaPresident of Malta (2014-2019). Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca took the oath
Mo IbrahimSudanese-British Mobile Communications Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Founder and Chair, Mo
Pascal LamyDirector-General, World Trade Organization (WTO) (2005-2013). European Commissioner for Trade
Rebeca GrynspanHead of the Ibero-American Secretariat. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Associate
Silvana Koch-MehrinPresident and Founder of Women Political Leaders (WPL), Vice-President of the European