Leadership

Three participants from Winrock's AWLAE program.

Winrock International seeks out and empowers the next generation of leaders across all sectors of society.  With a focus on women and youth, Winrock programs help individuals lead the transformation of their lives, their organizations and their society. Winrock invests in current and future leaders through its signature training program, Leadership for Change, and other initiatives to improve the governance and effectiveness of academia, business, civil society and government.

This portrait of To Thi Loi is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program’s series on "women champions" in the Vietnamese construction sector. The series features women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by strong work ethics, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, and a passion for their work.

Woman raises her hand at a workshop.

Household cooking with solid fuels over open fires and in rudimentary cookstoves, in particular the air pollution it creates, are among the world’s most pressing problems – adversely affecting the environment as well as people’s health. Women can plan an important role in helping more households in developing countries adopt cleaner and more efficient fuels and cookstoves, both as consumers and cookstove entrepreneurs.

Chrysalis: Leadership Training for Pioneering Women is the cornerstone of Winrock’s Leadership for Change (LfC) program.

This portrait is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program’s series on female leaders in the Vietnamese construction sector, featuring women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by the common themes of a strong work ethic, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, a passion for their work.

This portrait is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program';s series on women champions in the Vietnamese construction sector, featuring women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by the common themes of a strong work ethic, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, a passion for their work.

The Achieving Reduction of Child Labor in Support of Education (ARISE) program focuses on three areas that can have the greatest impact on the lives of working children: economic strengthening, raising public awareness and improving educational quality and access, and reinforcing the local regulatory framework.

The Empowering Cocoa Households with Opportunities and Education Solutions (ECHOES) project offers cocoa producing families basic and vocational education with a focus on modern cocoa growing techniques.

The Education for Income Generation (EIG) in Nepal project provided income generation training, supported by basic literacy training, to the most under-served groups in Nepal. The project also provided disadvantaged youth with relevant education, training and employment opportunities.

This portrait of To Thi Loi is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program’s series on "women champions" in the Vietnamese construction sector. The series features women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by strong work ethics, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, and a passion for their work.

Chrysalis: Leadership Training for Pioneering Women is the cornerstone of Winrock’s Leadership for Change (LfC) program.

This portrait is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program’s series on female leaders in the Vietnamese construction sector, featuring women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by the common themes of a strong work ethic, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, a passion for their work.

This portrait is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program';s series on women champions in the Vietnamese construction sector, featuring women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by the common themes of a strong work ethic, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, a passion for their work.

This portrait of Pham Thuy Loan is part of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program's series on women leaders in the Vietnamese construction sector, featuring women who have made strides in this male-dominated field, coming from diverse backgrounds and with different interests, but bound together by the common themes of a strong work ethic, love of country, a strong belief in themselves, a passion for their work.

Woman raises her hand at a workshop.

Household cooking with solid fuels over open fires and in rudimentary cookstoves, in particular the air pollution it creates, are among the world’s most pressing problems – adversely affecting the environment as well as people’s health. Women can plan an important role in helping more households in developing countries adopt cleaner and more efficient fuels and cookstoves, both as consumers and cookstove entrepreneurs.

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Winrock Intenational, under the Achieving Reduction of Child Labor in Support of Education (ARISE) project in Malawi, organized a three-day training for caregivers at more than 30 Community Based Childcare Centers. The training was designed to build the capacity of local caregivers in order to improve quality education and care for children.

Sitara

(July 17, 2013) — Facing limited educational opportunities in rural Nepal, the Education for Income Generation (EIG) project allowed Sitara to learn how to read and write and get training in agriculture production.