We are a global coalition empowering grassroots women leaders in development and policy-making around the world.
Our mission is to champion the essential work of grassroots women leaders around the world. This is how we do it.
A grassroots woman leader is a powerful agent of change, working locally to confront issues affecting her community.
Partnerships between grassroots women leaders and development agencies are crucial to effecting change.
The Huairou Commission was founded to ensure the inclusion of grassroots women in global development processes.
Our staff shares a deep commitment to our mission, and brings together a wealth of diverse experience in activism, development, international affairs, and advocacy.
The Governing Council consists of 15 seats: 5 regional representatives, 5 “at large” grassroots women representatives, 4 facilitating NGO representatives, and 1 Founding Network representative. We are thrilled to introduce your newly elected Governing Council.
The Global Advisory Board plays a critical role as ambassadors, supporting grassroots women leaders in their work to improve their communities.
The reason we exist is to empower women at the grassroots level.Prema Gopalan, Swayam Shikshan Prayog, India