The Young Women’s Leadership Challenge (YWLC) 2020 program is GOING ONLINE. In preparation for our 2020 program, in light of current events, we have decided to take the YWLC program fully online. We feel that now more than ever, a program which empowers high school girls to see themselves as confident, compassionate, and resilient changemakers [...]
Greetings Pangea Partners and Friends, Like you, The Pangea Network has been paying very close attention to COVID-19 and its unprecedented impact on our communities. While we have no way of knowing the pace or scope of additional cases, we know this is an uncertain and uneasy time for all of us. Our goal is [...]
As we wrap up the year, we are excited to share an update from our fall meeting for 2018 Young Women’s Leadership Challenge (YWLC) participants on Saturday, December 1st at Rice University – as a part of the yearlong program. There were 17 girls and 3 mentors in attendance. At the meeting, we caught up [...]
Meet one of our YWLC alumni, Aline. Read all about her experience with theTake Action Challenge and why she loves The Pangea Network in our on-going series "YWLC Alumni Q&A". We get to learn about these amazing young women and their journey.
We are proud and humbled to share the amazing work of our YWLC alumni who are helping our community in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. APPLYING LESSONS FROM THE YWLC CONFERENCE Fatmata Sesay, a rising junior at Westbury High School and a 2017 YWLC alumni, decided to take action by putting her leadership and service [...]
Originally posted by PAIR Houston PAIR students from both Wisdom and Westbury high schools were accepted and received scholarships to the Young Women's Leadership Challenge, run by The Pangea Network at Rice University. During the six-day conference, students learned first-hand about what it means to be a leader, a social entrepreneur, a peace-builder - and a well-rounded, globally-minded individual. Students planned [...]
Our very own YWLC alumnus, Julia Harter has so graciously organized a fundraiser event to support our women's education efforts in Kenya. Half of every ticket sale will go to Pangea. Your attendance will give us the capabilities to continue to provide life-changing services to our cooperative women in Kenya.
This year Pangea expanded our annual YWLC Conference to two new locations, Austin & Dallas, and our veteran Houston conference was larger than ever! To say the expansion was a success would be an understatement.