We are a passionate group of professionals based in New York and Washington, DC, that envisions a world where all women and girls are free to make their own choices about their life and health—free of violence, discrimination, and coercion. We have a diverse staff who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our issues. From supporting community-based programs in countries like Cameroon and Uruguay to advocating with government officials at the United Nations, our impact is both immediate and long-lasting.
The Program Officer works with the Director of International Partnerships and as part of the overall IWHC Program team to identify, support and strengthen local non-governmental organizations (NGO) and leaders in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
IWHC staff at our 2013 annual gala in New York City.
IWHC President Francoise Girard meets with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
IWHC's Frederica Stines meets with girls in Nairobi, Kenya.
IWHC staff and consultants with partners from Girls' Power Initiative in Nigeria.
IWHC staff and colleagues attend a Congressional reception.
IWHC's Oshadi Kelly hosts a film screening of "Made in India."
Francoise Girard meets girls at Fortress of Hope in Nairobi, Kenya
IWHC staff and partners discuss strategy for the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
IWHC staff and partners at the UN Commission on Population and Development.
Francoise Girard leads an Advocacy in Practice workshop with young activists in Uruguay.
We are passionate and tenacious professionals who, together with our international Board of visionaries and leaders, work with hundreds of partners worldwide to advance the health and rights of women and girls.
We leverage our work in two very different but critically linked worlds: international policy and local capacity.
We work to make every woman's right to a just and healthy life a global reality.