Nola4Women takes action through three innovative initiatives to celebrate women and girls, to provide a forum to address their challenges and to promote a future where every woman and girl has the opportunity to reach her full potential. To learn more, click on the the boxes on this page.
Heroes of New Orleans encourages students to learn about local women who have made the city a better place to live. Learning about women who faced challenges and over came them gives young people role models to draw upon when faced with obstacles of their own.
Women of New Orleans: Builders and Rebuilders shines a spotlight on the prominent role women have played in making the city a better place to live. Viewed collectively the more than 50 participating local museums, archives, libraries and historic houses participating are rewriting the New Orleans narrative.
New Orleans: Mirror on the World Global Summit places New Orleans at the heart of the international community’s discussions on women and girls as part of the city’s Tri-centennial. Looking at barriers faced by women and girls everywhere and sharing best practice solutions, the Summit will culminate in an action plan to improve the lives of women and girls in New Orleans that can be adapted globally.