May 14, 2018 Laurie Adams, the Chief Executive Officer of Women for Women International, presented how Women for Women International navigates cultural landscapes in order to have a greater impact on their communities. Since 1993, Women for Women International (WfWI) has served more than 479,000 women survivors of war in Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kosovo, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Sudan. With a long-term vision for sustainable change and development, WfWI works with the most marginalized and socially-excluded women so they have the skills, networks, and tools they need to rebuild their lives, communities, and nations. Through Women for Women International's comprehensive 12-month program, women learn about their rights and health, and gain key life, vocational, and business skills to access livelihoods and break free from trauma and poverty.
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