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Help seed the change for girls in India

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Due to lack of education and opportunity, many find themselves married in their teenage years, condemning girls to a downward spiral of dropping out of school, teenage pregnancy, dependency, abuse and malnutrition. In the region where EMpower grantee partner Nishtha works, … Continue reading

Thanks to Grantee Partners, Youth in South Africa are Better Prepared for the Future

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Just back from their trip to EMpower grantee partners in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, Senior Program Officer for Africa, Theodoros Chronopoulos, and Program Associate, Caitlin Mitchell reported on the enthusiastic appreciation of young participants. It was a busy … Continue reading

Vishal Tourani running for a good cause in the 2014 Hong Kong Marathon February 16th!

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

On February 16th, Vishal Tourani, Empower Board Director in Hong Kong, will represent EMpower again this year in the annual Hong Kong Marathon. Last year, thanks to many of you, US$11,228 was raised  to empower at-risk young people in emerging market … Continue reading

Be inspired by Leidy’s story of personal change in Colombia!

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

In this beautifully written and illustrated graphic novella, Leidy’s story tells of how she went from a troubled teenager on the streets of Bogota to a focused young woman passionate about breakdancing.  Co-authored by Leidy and illustrated by an emerging … Continue reading

New Senior Program Officer for Africa visits EMpower’s grantee partners in Nigeria

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

On a recent trip to Nigeria, Theodoros Chronopoulos, EMpower’s new Senior Program Officer for Africa, and Cynthia Steele, Executive Vice President, spent time with our partners Lynx, EVA, GPI and KIND. With high birth rates (5.3 children per woman) in … Continue reading

EMpower Program Officer for India, Nisha Dhawan, joins Dasra panel on empowering adolescent girls through sports

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

In Mumbai, Nisha joined colleagues to discuss how programs use sports to empower young women and girls.

EMpower’s Annual Dinner in Support of Youth in London final tally: $1.7 million!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Video of the evening: EMpower’s London Annual Dinner in Support of Youth 2013    

36 EMpower runners take on the Royal Parks Half-marathon October 6th!

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

For the 4th consecutive year, EMpower will have a fantastic team of runners raising money to bring support and resources to locally-led organizations that focus on at-risk young people in emerging market countries.  The 13.1 mile scenic route winds through … Continue reading

Trois Etapes Cycling Event in the Alps this weekend! Support EMpower’s Teams…

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

                        Team US: Todd Holland TODDHans Humes HANSLance Leener LANCERicardo Mora RICARDOJamie Nicholson JAMIECraig Robertson CRAIGNathan Sandler  NATHAN Team Europe: Marc Balston MARCManuel Canas MANUELFelix Hofmann  FELIXChris Milner CHRISCharlie Smith CHARLIEMatthew Vogel MATTHEWVincenzo Zinni VINCENZO                 … Continue reading

EMpower Teams to Compete at the Trois Etapes Pro-Am Cycling Event in the Alps July 26-29!

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 News Archive