WG-USA an online organization.
WG-USA members have the opportunity to meet face-to-face two out of three years at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in a different part of the country each year. On the third year, members are encouraged to attend the GWI Triennial Conference.
The WG-USA Board and Committees meet on a regular basis via teleconference and at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
We communicate with our members via e-mail, our e-newsletter (The Flame), our website, and teleconferencing.
Board elections are held annually via electronic vote. The business of the organization takes place at our AGM, either face-to-face or by teleconference.
WG-USA is an Affiliate of Graduate Women International
WG-USA, by its membership in Graduate Women International (formerly IFUW), provides opportunities for member participation on a variety of issues. Graduate Women International (GWI) advocates for women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality secondary and tertiary education, and training up to the highest levels. Our vision is 100% of girls and women in the world achieving education beyond primary school.
We have national affiliates in 60+ countries and individual members in more than 40 others. Join our international advocacy and grant programmes and learn how you can become part of an international network of women working for change.
GWI is in special consultative status with ECOSOC and is an NGO maintaining official relations with UNESCO.
Graduate Women International (formerly the International Federation of University Women IFUW), is the leading girls’ and women’s global organization run by and for women, advocating for women’s rights, equality, and empowerment through access to quality education and training .
Membership in WG-USA includes membership in GWI.
WG-USA and the UN
WG-USA, by its membership in Graduate Women International, provides opportunities for member participation at the United Nations on a variety of issues. These involve United Nations (UN) Agreements, UN Conventions and Declarations, and UN policy discussions relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which end in 2015, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and the Beijing Platform for Action (Beijing +20).
WG-USA also participates annually at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York City.