Increasing women’s participation in public service and creating a global network of women equipped to tackle today’s challenges.
To build a generation of women leaders who will invest in their countries and communities, provide leadership in their governments, and change the way global solutions are forged. Developed by a founding partnership of the Department of State and the five leading women's colleges, WPSP will convene a series of global conversations and launch partnerships to educate and train a new generation of women to enter the public sector with the strategic leadership skills, energy, and commitment required to tackle today’s global challenges.more
Ambassador Samantha Power is the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet. At the United Nations, Ambassador Power works to advance U.S. interests, promote and defend universal values, and address pressing global challenges to global peace, security, and prosperity.
WPSP’s 50 by 50 initiative aims for 50% of public service leadership positions to be held by women by the year 2050. Every month we feature the narrative of a passionate and committed emerging woman leader who has participated in a WPSP Institute or program. We are pleased to showcase the story of our “50×50…