Skip to content

The Latest

Missing ALT Text

Our Members Changing the World

Missing ALT Text
1998 Hall of Fame recipient

Rose Wangari Maathai – A Tribute to a Kenyan Environmentalist and Social Activist

IWF 1998 Hall of Fame recipient Wangari Maathai who was a powerful environmental activist and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, has a stunning rose variety named after her. According to this story, the roses are unique due to the collaboration in which it was created as well as for supporting her environmental and ecological causes.

IWF Members Making History

Bette Bao Lord spoke with retiring ESL CT teacher’s class

IWF 1989 Hall of Fame

According a retiring ESL teacher from Connecticut, Lord’s book, “In the Year of the Board and Jackie Robinson,” “opens up my students’ voices.”

Vanessa Wyche

IWF Texas

Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center: Led the first U.S. moonshot in 50 years

Carol Tomé

IWF Georgia

CEO of UPS: Named one of the “Most Powerful and Influential Women”

Cari Dominguez

IWF Washington, DC

Architect of the Glass Ceiling Commission: Defined the glass ceiling in order to break it

IWF Updates

Missing ALT Text

Leadership Conferences

2024 World Leadership Conference Day 3

Read
Missing ALT Text

Leadership Conferences

2024 World Leadership Conference Day 2

Read
Missing ALT Text

Leadership Conferences

2024 World Leadership Conference Day 1

Read
Missing ALT Text

General Information

 IWF Wins Design Award for New Website

Read

Leadership Insights

Hechinger Report

While women outnumber men on campus, their later earnings remain stuck

Read

Billboard

Women Again Dominate Motion Picture Academy’s 2024-25 Board of Governors

Read

Fortune

The share of board seats going to women hits a 7-year low

Read

Aspen Public Radio (CO)

An all women’s fire crew in western Colorado clears a path for more women in wildland firefighting

Read