The World Academy for the Future of Women grew from a need expressed by women students for a transformational leadership training experience that would enable them to make a difference in the lives of others.
Women and men are selected for the World Academy based on a commitment to advancing women in leadership roles at a time that offers so many possibilities, yet still presents so many obstacles.
Most of our World Academy members come from poor rural communities and are often the first in their families to get a college education.
World Academy members who receive certification are:
- Going back into their communities to institute vital projects in the areas of health, education economics, social justice, and the environment. They are making a difference in their communities, countries and beyond.
- Graduating at the top of their class and attending graduate schools where they will expand their horizons and realize their dreams.
- Giving back to the World Academy with both their time and financial