Founded in 2003, Empower Peace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging cultural and communication divides between young people worldwide. With a focus on connecting youth in the world, Empower Peace uses the latest in interactive technologies, social media and intensive leadership training to break down misconceptions and build meaningful relationships. Through a global network of students and schools, Empower Peace is providing the next generation with the opportunities and tools needed to build cultural competencies and advance mutual respect, understanding, and peace.
Women2Women, an international women’s leadership program that brings together emerging young women leaders (ages 15-19) from around the globe, engages them in intensive action-oriented leadership training, and connects them to an international network of influential women leaders.Read More
Women2Women-Belgium was a pilot program developed by Empower Peace November 2015. Working with the United States Embassy in Brussels, Empower Peace developed a 5-day leadership program for Belgian female leaders. The purpose of the program was to educate and train these remarkable young women in the areas of leadership development, cultural awareness, conflict resolution and civic engagement. Given the success of the program and the incredible leaders that participated, Empower Peace is hoping to use this model in other countries around the world.Read More
Stand Up to Bullying, a one-day event was created to educate, motivate and empower young people to actively promote social change in their schools and communities. The Stand Up to Bullying program was developed by a community coalition of over 50 organizations who worked in partnership with renowned bullying prevention authorities to ensure the most effective messaging and call to action for students and their educators.Read More