Supporting Organizations That Support Women
Pax World’s Global Citizen Program provides Pax World shareholders the opportunity to support women around the globe by designating a portion of their investment earnings (dividends and/or capital gains) for contribution to two organizations: Women Thrive Worldwide (www.womenthrive.org), a leading non-profit organization shaping U.S. international assistance and trade policy to help women in developing countries lift themselves out of poverty; and Mercy Corps (www.mercycorps.org), a humanitarian relief organization whose programs focus on helping communities recover from war or social upheaval, with a particular focus on sustainable development and civil society initiatives that advance and empower women.
In addition to Mercy Corps and Women Thrive Worldwide, Pax World has also supported such organizations and initiatives as The Women’s Empowerment Principles, a joint project of The UN Global Compact and UN Women, The National Council for Research on Women, The Women’s Funding Network, The Women’s Fund of New Hampshire, Women in the Boardroom, 2020 Women on Boards, Women’s Faith and Development Alliance, Girls, Inc of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Women’s Policy Institute, SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations Global Conference for Women in the Boardroom and WorldPulse.
Pax World has also formed strategic partnerships with two prominent women’s professional networks, 85 Broads and ION. 85 Broads is a global women’s network whose mission is to generate exceptional professional and social value for its members, comprised of over 30,000 women and growing. Through its regional network events and online at 85Broads.com, members invest their time, their intellect, and their financial capital in each other’s ideas and businesses. The women in 85 Broads are entrepreneurs, investment bankers, consultants, filmmakers, lawyers, educators, athletes, venture capitalists, portfolio managers, political leaders, philanthropists, doctors, engineers, artists, scientists, in addition to women who are seeking to blaze new trails.
ION, the Inter Organization Network, consists of 15 regional organizations in the United States representing more than 10,000 women in business across a wide range of industries. Through ION, these women combine their energies in advocating the advancement of women to positions of power in the business world, especially to boards of directors and executive suites.