Who we are
The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) is a non-profit organization that believes in all women and girls – and their right to create new opportunities for themselves and their communities. The Global Connections for Women Foundation is the recipient of Best of Manhattan Charity Organization (New York, USA) for five consecutive years, 2015-2019.
Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) is an award-winning not-for-profit organization headquartered in New York City, with a reach of over 3.5 million people worldwide. We are one of the leading international non-profits of the millennium in the areas of gender equality, women empowerment, and youth empowerment.
Inspired by the real-life examples and our ongoing global commitment, women, and girls in underserved communities around the world will be encouraged to find their voice and equipped with the resources they need to feel connected, educated and empowered.
Our Global Commitment
The Global Connections for Women foundation (GC4W) is committed to connecting, educating and empowering 500,000 thousand women and girls around the world by the end of 2030, which is strategically aligned to support the Post-2015 UN Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Agenda. We are committed to goal 3, goal 4, and goal 5 of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Our Founding Statement
GC4W was created in response to the 3rd Goal of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as documented by the United Nations and in reaction to the collective outcry of women and girls in underserved communities around the world. The 3rd goal of the MDGs aims to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women, which is at the core of all that GC4W strives to do and aims to become.
In doing so, GC4W’s mission is to create a path to success for women and girls in underserved communities around the world who seek it, regardless of their background, nationality or societal status.