End of the Year Fundraising Request: 2014

"As I listened to these young women in January and even today. . . their images morph into a strong articulate young woman whose dream is not yet fulfilled."

In this season of giving would you consider helping a girl in Ghana get an education and change the world?

WT Represented at UN Conference on the Status of Women

Gertrude Ankrah, Program Development Director of WomensTrust, attended the UN Conference on the Status of Women, Feb 24 - Mar 3. See pages 2 and 3.April 17, 2012

Teens Tackle Global Poverty Through WomensTrust

At Livingston High School in Livingston, New Jersey, a group of rather remarkable teens gathered to talk about one of the biggest social issues of our time: poverty. April 14, 2012

WomensTrust Announces Retirement of Founder

The WomensTrust U.S. Board of Directors announced today that founder and president Dana Dakin has retired from the Board. February 21, 2012

Dana Dakin - Story Preservation Initiative

Story Preservation Initiative’s mission is to create and make available to the general public a diverse collection of oral histories of people who have exhibited a talent, passion, commitment... December 27, 2011

WAM - Women Advancing Microfinance

On Thursday, November 15th, 2011, we hosted our year end Happy Hour. Ms. Wilma Longdon, one of the five recipients of the 2010 WAM-NY scholarships, joined us for the event. November 15, 2011

WomensTrust Annual Report 2010

Having just returned from Pokuase, I’m overjoyed to report that vision is becoming reality. - Barbara Lucas, Chair, U.S. Board of Directors October 22, 2011

BMC Event: WomensTrust Ghana - A Model for Microfinance

The Center for Emerging Market Enterprises, The Fletcher Microfinance and Development Venture Capital Network, and The Boston Microfinance Club invite you a to presentation and Q&A with Founder... October 1, 2011

Dana Dakin Will Speak At AUDACIA

We are pleased to announce that Dana Dakin will be a showcase presenter at AUDACIA September 26-27, 2011, in New Yor City. Dakin is the Founder and President of WomensTrust. September 1, 2011

NHBR About Town: WomensTrust

Dean LeBaron hosted a cocktail party in his Lake Sunapee home in honor of Dana Dakin founder of WomensTrust, which empowers women in Ghana, West Africa through microenterprise, education and... July 15, 2011

African Women in Business

Supporting African businesswomen is key to the economic development of the continent according to Hilary Clinton on Voice of America News.Com June 19, 2011

KPBS Interview

Dana Dakin, founder of WomensTrust was interviewed by Maureen Cavanaugh on KPBS radio Midday Edition at 12:30 on June 6, 2001.  Womens Empowerment International, a San Diego-based group, gave... June 6, 2011

Local Groups Provide Loans for Women

WomensTrust and Women’s Empowerment International have provided microloans ranging from $55 to $5000 to help women in poorer start their own businesses.  June 6, 2011