Women in Leadership: A conversation with Eurasia Foundation President Lisa Coll

October 5, 2020

"It is important to show younger generations of women and girls that they can do anything they set their minds to and to show them that stereotypes should not hold them back," says Eurasia Foundation President Lisa Coll. EF Communications Officer Julia McLean interviewed Ms. Coll on the importance of gender diversity in leadership, the barriers she has faced in her own career, and more.

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A digital space for inclusivity

September 11, 2020

EF uses virtual spaces to bring together entrepreneurs and disability rights advocates. Facing constraints of geography or accessibility, participants collaborate on inclusivity and equity-building projects that serve marginalized communities.

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Women leaders support disability rights

August 26, 2020

EF's U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange Independent Professionals Initiative is building the capacity of women leaders in the United States and Russia to address global social challenges, including inclusivity and visibility of persons with disabilities (PWD).

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Justice for the vulnerable

August 20, 2020

Navigating legal systems can be a daunting task, and for many geographically or socially isolated populations, is a major barrier to gaining access to social services and securing justice.

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Breaking the cycle of trafficking in persons

August 11, 2020

EF programs are combating trafficking in persons in Central Asia by equipping local civil society organizations to not only support survivors and prosecute perpetrators, but also address the root causes of trafficking, including lack of opportunity.

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Empowering indigenous women through entrepreneurship

August 5, 2020

Globally, indigenous women continue to face disproportionate barriers to starting and sustaining their own enterprises. EF and partners are addressing the unique start-up challenges encountered by indigenous businesswomen in the U.S.

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