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Our Mission

Harvard GlobalWE is a shared interest group of the Harvard Alumni Association. We are dedicated to the empowerment of women through education, dialogue and connection among individuals working for women's rights and freedoms worldwide. Harvard GlobalWE does not advocate a specific ideology or agenda; rather, we highlight and raise awareness about issues concerning women's empowerment worldwide, including but not limited to: education, political rights, freedom from violence, women's health, and economic empowerment.

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Become a member of Harvard GlobalWE

We invite all members of the Harvard community to join Harvard GlobalWE. Membership is open to Harvard alumni, current students, affiliates, and members of the larger Harvard community, including staff and family members. Our events span the globe, and our discussions include and respect diverse points of view. Harvard GlobalWE is an inclusive organization with membership open to and comprising all genders.  We welcome you to join our community, and to join the GlobalWE conversation. 

In order to become a member, please make sure you log in before selecting the membership choice. If you don't have an alumni login but are a member of the Harvard community, please select membership and add your Harvard affiliation (e.g. school or program and year, staff position, relationship to a Harvard alum, etc.) into the Special Instructions section of the membership form.  Please note that your Harvard GlobalWE Membership is free, however we are a non-profit and welcome Donations to defray administrative costs. Thank you in advance for your support of our mission and efforts. 

Upcoming Events

Recent Events


Recognizing those making a difference.

Harvard GlobalWE would like to highlight members making a difference through their careers and volunteer work as well as celebrate individuals who have had a significant impact on global women's empowerment. Most recently, we interviewed three GlobalWE members--Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine, Louise Ruhr and Farzeen Tariq. Please click here to read more. We know you'll be as inspired by these incredible women as we are!