WGC in the News

Announcing Philanthropitch San Antonio Semi-Finalists!

By: Madi Finley 

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Pakistani Fashion Designer Showcases her current lines in March!

Pakistani fashion designer showcases her current lines in March!

San Antonio Fashion Designer, Roshnic Latif has set her 5th annual fashion show for Sunday, March 4th, 2pm-6pm. Her annual event will support the Women’s Global Connection .

Fashion show to benefit WG

By Elizabeth Morales, Logos

http://uiwlogos.org/fashion-show-to-benefit-wg/

A local fashion designer is giving back to the community for the fifth consecutive year by showcasing her creations at an annual fashion show on Sunday, March 4.

The world will be saved by beauty

By Martha A. Kirk, Global Sisters Report

http://globalsistersreport.org/column/environment/world-will-be-saved-beauty-52076

Sr. Martha A. Kirk helped to lead a study and service trip to Peru with some University of the Incarnate Word students and faculty, as part of a Women’s Global Connection team. Peruvian Incarnate Word Sr. Katty Huanuco introduced them to the women of the Shipiba community who live in the hills of Cantagalio, Lima.

Express-News Girls Girls Global Summit:

The Express-News had its own view of the Girls Global Summit.

http://www.expressnews.com/news/news_columnists/elaine_ayala/article/S-A-women-s-group-speaks-at-the-U-N-11013144.php

Rivard Report:

Local Women Represent SA at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women

KSAT International Women’s Day:

KSAT shares it’s insight on International Women’s Day.

http://www.ksat.com/news/san-antonio-groups-celebrate-international-womens-day

UIWTV Girls Global Summit:

UIWTV covered our latest Girls Global Summit. Josh Owen has more on the story.

GALA TIME!

Our 2016 gala celebrates not only 15 years of WGC, but also 15 years of empowering women across the globe! Tickets are already available, so get them while you can! We hope to see you October 13th in the Rosenberg Sky Room.

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Nutrition Professor Dr. Beth Senne-Duff and her students are joining us on our summer immersion trip to Chimbote, Peru.

Read the whole story here or on page 15 of the March-April edition of the Logos.

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WGC has been all over the news!

Read the articles written by San Antonio Express-News and SA2020 about the 2016 Girls Global Summit! Also, Sr. Martha Ann Kirk wrote for the Express-News about Peru and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word Sisters.


WGC and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word are administering partners of the Incarnate Word Missionaries program

In 2015, two new missionaries, Kristen Amaro and Yvonne Moynihan, began serving in Chimbote, Peru. Following in their footsteps this New Year, Juan Piña began work in San Antonio with Inner City Development and the IWM program. Read more about their stories as written about in UIW’s student-run newspaper, the Logos.

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WGC Internships Available have been filled

Interested in a fulfilling internship focused on local and global community development? Join our growing nonprofit as an intern (undergraduate or graduate) and help further WGC’s vision of a world where every woman and girl lives up to her own inherent potential through access to economic and educational resources. We currently have three internships available. Please click below and follow the instructions on each job description. Questions? Call the WGC office at (210) 828-2224, ext. 297 or email wgcinsa@gmail.com.

WGC Communication Design Internship

Girls Global Summit / FLSA Internship

WGC Board Internship

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Girls Global Summit 2016

Join us for a day of fun and unique, girl-led discussions about what it means to be a global citizen!

WGC’s Girls Global Summit

9 a.m. – 1 p.m on March 5, 2016

UIW Skyroom

Register here for the free event (and free lunch!):

http://womensglobalconnection.givezooks.com/events/2016-girls-global-summit

Questions? wgc.lisauribe@gmail.com

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Our Mission

The mission of Women’s Global Connection is to promote the learning and leadership capacity of women locally and globally, particularly in the least advantaged regions and countries.