International Women’s Day


This year, we will celebrate International Women’s Day and our 20th Anniversary at a special, livestreamed event on Saturday, March 4th.

The in-person lunch event will take place in Santa Clara, California, from 11 am to 3 pm PT. Space is limited for the luncheon so please register NOW so you don’t miss out!  Registration deadline is February 26th.


We will be livestreaming a portion of the Santa Clara event, including the keynote speaker and grantee panel discussion.  The online, livestreamed portion will be from 1 to 2 pm PT/ 4 to 5 pm ET.




You will hear from Together Women Rise’s CEO, Beverley Francis-Gibson, who will discuss Rise’s exciting plans for the future. We will also have a panel of grantee representatives who will give us an update on the impact of our support. Panelists include:

  • Katie Morrow, Founder of Limitless Horizons (Guatemala; Featured Grantee in 2017)
  • David Murphy, CEO of One Heart Worldwide (Nepal; Featured Grantee in 2013 and Sustained Grantee in 2015-2017)
  • Caroline Bernadi, Head of Philanthropy and Results-based Funding at Village Enterprise (Uganda; Featured Grantee in 2006 and Sustained Grantee in 2013-2015)

The panel will be moderated by Almaz Negash, Founder and Executive Director of African Diaspora Network.

Whether you attend in person or online, please join us on March 4th to celebrate 20 years of advancing global gender equality!

Everyone is welcome so invite a friend to join as well!