Watch highlights and meet the participants from our twelſth Global Ambassadors Program in London

Our Global Ambassadors Program convened in London where aspiring women leaders came together with their mentors to discuss social change and economic opportunity. As part of our Program, these women were empowered to grow and build their organizations even amid challenges in their own countries.

See photos of speakers and attendees of our Global Ambassadors Program in London.

Global Ambassadors Program, London

Shelley Brindle and Kim Kingsley are serving as mentors on Global Ambassadors Program in London.

Global Ambassadors Program, London

Iman Wadi, mentor, shares her experience as one of few Palestinian women mechanical engineers.

Global Ambassadors Program, London

Meryam El Ouafi, a mentee from Morocco who operates a tourism company, during the strategic management session.

Global Ambassadors Program, London

Tatyana Mikayilova, mentee, discusses her work leading a public relations and digital communications agency in Azerbaijan.

Global Ambassadors Program, London

Zeynep Harezi, mentee from Turkey discusses her goals and objectives with her mentor Jennifer Boussuge.

“Women, Progress and the Global Economy” public forum

Watch keynotes and panels of the public forum to learn about the critical role women play in innovation and economic growth. A full replay can be found here.

Facts and figures

GAP Highlights 2016 infographic 1

Only one in eight women in the Middle East and North Africa are entrepreneurs, compared to one in three men.

GAP Highlights 2016 infographic 2

In Eastern Europe, women hold 35% of senior management positions, the highest in the world.

GAP Highlights 2016 infographic 3

Women's participation in the workforce is lowest among developing countries in these regions.

GAP Highlights 2016 infographic 4

In Europe, 88% of women social entrepreneurs report that their business activity contributes to gender equality.


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