Month: October 2018

Girls are the leaders of tomorrow and the future of our society. To #LeadLikeAGirl means leadership with heart and brain. On the International Day of the Girl, influential women politicians from 24 countries hosted more than 1,500 rising young leaders during #Girl2Leader campaign events on five continents. Thanks to a global video call, #Girl2Leader delegates […]

On the 5th of October, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Congolese gynaecologist and member of the WPL Global Advisory Board, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, together with Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award them the prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence […]

Blockchain represents an opportunity to change the world, by introducing transparency and accelerating poverty reduction. That was the shared belief held by speakers at the event, ‘Blockchain for Social Good: Utilizing Blockchain to Aid Economic Development’, held during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York on the 24th of September. The consensus among […]

12 female MEPs will host an event as a part of a global campaign, taking place on five continents, led by the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) and aimed at encouraging teenage girls to consider a future in leadership. OCTOBER 10, 2018 – On the International Day of the Girl, the 11th of October, #Girl2Leader campaign […]