Women Transforming the World

Women are transforming the world, one idea at a time. Hear from female innovators tackling global issues such as climate change, food security, and technological connectivity. 

Guides In This Series

28 minutes

The term “climate justice” is not universally known. When understood, it adds an important dimension to the overall climate conversation. It makes some of the millions of small steps and solutions to achieving this goal more accessible, compelling, and practical. This Guide provides an overview of what climate justice means and how it can expand our understanding of the climate challenges we’re facing.

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Women are transforming the world, one idea at a time. Hear from female innovators tackling global issues such as climate change, food security, and technological connectivity.

24 minutes

As a planet, we confronted a pandemic that upended society and revealed the dramatic inequalities that define so many of our lives around the world. Connected Women Leaders and the Rockefeller Foundation convened vital conversations about how the current challenges specifically impact women, and how the unique perspectives and passions of women globally are inspiring meaningful change as we move forward.

30 minutes

As daunting as some of the challenges facing our world might be, a new generation of leaders and activists with passion and power appears very much up to the task. Their commitment to tackling the issues challenging a planet they will inhabit for several more generations is vital. This Guide will offer the opportunity to meet an inspiring collection of these women activists to learn more about who they are, what they’re working on, and how you can get involved. 

22 minutes

Over the course of the last few months, Connected Women leaders and the Rockefeller Foundation have convened vital conversations about how the current challenges specifically impact women and on how the unique perspectives and passions of women around the world are inspiring meaningful change as we move forward. Hear from some of the voices at the center of these conversations as they provide specific actions that we can do to start moving the important work in climate justice, food security, and sustainability, forward.

35 minutes

Food and agriculture are interwoven into so many of the primary issues facing the planet, including economics, gender equality, and climate. And, like so many other issues, the inequities that define it have only been exacerbated by the Covid crisis. This guide will provide an overview of the status of this complex system and insights into how inspiring women are mapping out promising ways to improve it.

17 minutes

Science has provided penetrating insights into the realities of climate change and has helped shape our creative strategies to slow or stop it. Indigenous people provide another vital perspective on this global crisis. Attuned to the rhythms and cycles of the earth and maintaining centuries of wisdom on adaptation and sustainable living, their traditional knowledge is uniquely situated to help lead the planet forward at this critical time. Several indigenous women joined our conversations over the last few months. Their insights and suggestions are collected in this Guide.

22 minutes

As a planet, we confronted a pandemic that upended society and revealed the dramatic inequalities that define so many of our lives around the world.Connected Women Leaders and the Rockefeller Foundation convened vital conversations about how the current challenges specifically impact women, and how the unique perspectives and passions of women globally are inspiring meaningful change as we move forward.

9 minutes

Whistle-blowers. Truth-tellers. Underdogs. In this guide we are going to talk about an upcoming film in development called LILLY, a film we hope turns a moment into a movement to catalyze change.

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