Graduate Women International (GWI)
1919-07-11 London UK
Founded 11 Jul 1919, London (UK), as International Federation of University Women (IFUW) – Fédération internationale des femmes diplômées des universités (FIFDU) – Federación Internacional de Mujeres Universitarias (FIMU). Current name adopted 2015. Moved to Geneva (Switzerland), 1972. Latest revision of Constitution: 2015, Manchester (UK).
Promote lifelong education for women and girls; promote international cooperation, friendship, peace and respect for human rights for all, whatever their gender, age, race, nationality, religion, political opinion, sexual orientation or other status; advocate for advancement of the status of women and girls; encourage and enable them to apply their knowledge and skills in leadership and decision-making in all forms of public and private life.
Events28 past events available with paid subscription only.
ActivitiesAvailable with paid subscription only.
General Assembly (every 3 years). Standing Committees (5): Fellowships; Education; Membership; Resolutions; Finance. Special Committees (2): Project Development; Hegg-Hoffet Fund. Representative to the UN and Specialized Agencies: New York NY (USA) (ECOSOC); Geneva (Switzerland) (ECOSOC and ILO); Vienna (Austria) (ECOSOC); Paris (France) (UNESCO). Regional groupings (5): D-XD3418 - Federation of University Women of Africa (FUWA); E-XD2813 - University Women of Asia (UWA); E-XD1482 - University Women of Europe (UWE); D-XD6621 - Latin American Federation of University Women; G-XG9648 - Pacific Graduate Women's Network (PGWNet).
LanguagesAvailable with paid subscription only.
StaffAvailable with paid subscription only.
FinanceAvailable with paid subscription only.
Consultative StatusAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Inter-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Non-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
PublicationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UN Sustainable Development Goals **
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.