Launch and Grow: The Kenyan Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

The Launch and Grow is a programme in business leadership for women in Kenya promoted by the Women for Africa Foundation in collaboration with the University of Nairobi at Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), Babson College and Banco Santander. The project aims to empower and build capacity among women entrepreneurs in emerging and established businesses. The objective is to provide the project beneficiaries with a unique learning experience which is designed to foster success in their businesses.

Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (“wPOWER”)

In honor of “Gender Day” at the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-19), the United States is highlighting its actions to harness the potential of women and women’s networks to increase the use of clean energy technologies, which in turn helps reduce climate change.

Empowering Tomorrow: Youth Leading the Way in Climate Resilience

The Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) hosted the Intergenerational Dialogue during the Africa Climate Summit, where young people from 135 countries worldwide joined forces to advocate for a significant increase in adaptation finance and the active inclusion of youth in adaptation decision-making and actions. The Youth4Adaptation Community presented at this event, represented the voices of young individuals hailing from 51 African nations whose message was on the urgent need to double adaptation finance by 2025 in order to adapt successfully.