Women International Leaders

WIL's Story

Women International Leaders (WIL) of Greater Philadelphia brings together women of diverse backgrounds who are committed to empowering women in developing countries.

WIL Membership

Members support a wide variety of projects that raise women’s economic and social status and promote their independence and community leadership.

Thanks to all organizations who applied for a 2020 Empowerment Grant!

Look for our announcement of grant awardees here.

Upcoming Events

We regret that due to the coronavirus and Covid-19, all in-person WIL events are cancelled at this time.

Street Smart

with Anna Bowden, CEO of Street Child US

Thursday, April 2, 2020

5:00 - 7:30 pm

at Independence Live!

1919 Market Street, Philadelphia 

This program is postponed due to the coronavirus.  Watch your email for future information.

WIL Trip to NYC for NGO Commission on the Status of Women Forum

March 10 - 11, 2020

This conference has been cancelled.

Tour the Central American Exhibit at Penn Museum

April 1, 2020

This travel program has been cancelled.

Mark Your Calendar for Future Programs

listed on our Education Programs page.

See Events page for program details and photos of past events.

What We Do

Village Banks have been funded by WIL in developing countries all over the world, helping thousands of women become self-sustaining.

Projects created by reputable nonprofit organizations in developing countries are awarded WIL grants that support the health, education, and leadership of women & girls.

Members learn, via educational programs from expert speakers who work directly with women in developing countries to help resolve their most pressing issues.

Volunteering their expertise with locally based international organizations, WIL members support their organizational needs and participate in direct service for refugees and immigrants.

WIL sponsors unique adventures to developing countries that have or are being considered for a WIL-funded Village Bank or Empowerment Grant. Regional trips focus on U.S. historical and current women’s issues.

Get Involved

Membership is open to those who are interested in learning about, advocating for and contributing to women’s empowerment globally.

Every dollar you donate empowers women to become economically independent community leaders and contributors. 

Corporate Sponsors

Mentor Capitalist, Inc.

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