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A New Horizon for Women


Are you thinking about or looking for: 

  • new horizons for the next stage of your life?
  • what you will do when you retire?
  • fulfilling and exciting opportunities?
  • building new networks?
  • expanding your knowledge of the world?
  • equality and economic opportunity for women?

If these questions are on your mind, Global Horizons is for you!

Join Us and use your skills, experience and expertise to support women in the developing world on their own journey to economic independence and social equality. 

Global Horizons for Women is an online information resource and action center for retired or retiring professional women with energy and talent and many years ahead. It includes up to date information on issues, relevant nonprofit organizations with their locations and fields of work; investment opportunities, advocacy, travel options, volunteer consulting possibilities, as well as other actions you can take to support women in the developing world.  It's fast, efficient and trustworthy.

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Women with economic opportunity send their girls to school, improve their health and nutrition and prepare them for a better future, thus impacting glrls for generations to come.

BRAC: Let's get Her Back to School this Year

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Recent Blog Post

Featured Organization: Ripple Effects Images

Field:  women and girls, photography

Where:  multiple countries


A renewable source of light is a miracle for women whose productive hours have always been controlled by sunrise and sunset. With a bottle of light in hand she is safe, and able to fill her evenings with work, study and family. She is no longer in the dark.

In many developing countries, women are being trained as solar engineers. They are being taught to build solar lanterns, clean cookstoves, and a brighter world for themselves and their children.


“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that.” -Martin Luther

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