For more than 85 years, World Learning has worked to create a more peaceful and just world. Our education, development, and exchange programs help people from more than 150 countries find their voices, connect with their communities, strengthen the institutions that form the backbone of a democratic society, and build relationships across cultures. With our support, these emerging leaders tackle critical global issues like poverty, conflict, and inequality.
WORLD LEARNING EUROPE
Founded in 2015 as part of the World Learning family, World Learning Europe’s work focuses on linking education, decent work, and economic empowerment; promoting and building peaceful and inclusive societies; and improving the quality of and access to education.
Striving for a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world since 1968, IREX is a leading global development and education organization. With an annual portfolio of $80 million and 400 staff worldwide, IREX works with partners in more than 100 countries in four areas essential to progress: cultivating leaders, empowering youth, strengthening institutions, and increasing access to quality education and information.
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the right of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives. Our mission is to promote the wellbeing and inclusion of older women and men, and to reduce poverty and discrimination in later life. HelpAge USA is the U.S. voice for HelpAge International helping to support their work around the world and raise awareness about global aging and development.
LEONARD CHESHIRE DISABILITY
For over 70 years, Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) has worked to improve the lives of persons with disabilities throughout the world through working with a range of partners and through its Global Alliance partners in 54 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. LCD is one of the leading inclusive development agencies and has a strong track record of positive and lasting impact on the lives of many persons with disabilities across the globe through its inclusive programming delivered by local partners, its advocacy initiatives, and its world-renowned research facility at University College London.
MOBILITY INTERNATIONAL USA
Founded in 1981, Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is a disability-led non-profit organization, advancing disability rights and leadership globally through international exchange and development. By implementing innovative programs, MIUSA builds bridges to create a new era where people with disabilities will take their rightful place in the world community. MIUSA is a cross-disability organization serving people with a broad range of disabilities.
WOMEN’S REFUGEE COMMISSION
Founded in 1989, the Women’s Refugee Commission is a leading expert on the needs of refugee women and children, and the policies that can protect and empower them. The Women’s Refugee Commission improves the lives and protects the rights of women, children, and youth displaced by conflict and crisis by researching their needs, identifying solutions, and advocating for programs and policies to strengthen their resilience and drive change in humanitarian practice.