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We run in NYC … WEP students run and walk in India! 

Join us for our annual fundraising run. We will join the Achilles Hope and Possibility Run in Central Park in NYC. Sign up for that race (link below), and then we will guide you through the fundraising process for WEP.

It takes $250 to send 1 WEP girl to college for 1 year. This race is a great way to have friends and family sponsor you to help one student.

Thank you and see you on the course!

Sign up here:

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Kindle a candle for WEP! help young women living in poverty in India, graduate from college and start a career!
1. DONATE (any amount) here:

2. LIGHT YOUR CANDLE on our MAP w/ inspiring educational note and photo (hold up an educational message!) for our students here:

3. PASS IT ON!! Tell social media(click on image above to see FaceBook  Event) – add your photo and these links! and hash tag #womenseducationproject

4. Celebrate with us: On December 10th, join WEP volunteers and friends who will light candles to celebrate the Kindle a Candle campaign … and spread the flame of education across the seas to our waiting WEP students in Madurai, India. Upon catching the light, our Madurai students will pass the flame to their friends at our Centers in Hyderabad and Kadapa!



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Thank you for our Organization Sponsors: 

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April 27th – Run Around the World with WEP  

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WEP celebrated 10 years of women’s education in India this past Thursday at the annual silent auction & champagne tasting event, Raise Your Glass, Raise Her Spirits 2012. Thank you to all who attended & made this evening such a success! Especially Radhika Vaz of Unladylike and Brock Savage for the auction and performance, Seema Pandya and Varuni Tiruchelram for the tabla and cello performance, Katarina Kojic for the photographs, and all our wonderful guests! 

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CoL Members with WEP Executive Director @ Pera SoHo

CoL Members celebrated Mango Madness @ Pera SoHo for our 2nd Thursdays April Event! Thanks for everyone who was able to join and congrats to our newest members on spreading the light & helping women in India!

A sold out crowd! A funny funny night to support WEP! Thank you Radhika Vaz, Brock Savage and friends!

A great breakfast at Marsh and McLennan to share the WEP story.


5 miles, 13 runners, 4 cheerers with cowbells, and a picnic to celebrate. A fun day for Team WEP!

Thank for the photos!

Chef William Huffman’s tasting menu:

Cured salmon on a potato crisp w/mustard oil and shallot creme friache, Honey and vinegar splashed arugula wrapped w/seared summer vegetables, Cumin and mint infused grape tomatoes w/glazed grilled asparagus, strawberry lemon sorbet …

and comedian Radhika Vaz of Unladylike is “rauctioneering” the auction:

behind the scenes tour to the MET, tickets to the MOMA, VIP Stephen Colbert tickets, Bed and Breakfast in Warwick, NY … much more!

Different champagnes, door prizes … and of course to learn about WEP, and the launch of our new center in Bangalore.

Run for Team WEP on June 26th in Central Park. Contact for more information.

April 23rd – NYRR in Central Park! 13 runners in the rain – raised enough to send 16 students to college!Thanks everyone!

MEET and GREET, April 19th!

Thank you for your great ideas at our April 19th Meet and Greet at Nirvana!

Such a great night – we raised enough to send 2 WEP students to college. Thanks everyone! and Stand Up NY!!

Our monthly Meet and Greet, held on the third Tuesday of every month, for board, advisers, and ambassadors to plan events and other fun WEP activities.




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December 9th – Thank you She Creates Change for celebrating the holidays with WEP! A beautiful way to spend a cold December day in December.

December 14th – Thank you Savor the Success for celebrating the holiday’s with WEP at James Corbett Studio!

November 4th, 2010 – An evening at Lancome, NY, NY


October 2010, Tour de Bronx, NY, NY



Six cyclists raised funds and awareness for WEP on a 25 mi cycle throughout the Bronx.

October 12, 2010, Tastes of India, NY, NY


WEP Ambassadors and friends brought Indian dishes for a spicy, aromatic tasting.

September 2010, Cause for Cocktails – a UN Stand Up Event, NY, NY


An Art Auction benefiting WEP and Lend-a-Hand India. Thank you to Slums of Hope, Artintaglio,  Culture Fix and  our auctioneers: Radhika Vaz and Prashant Raj


View a You Tube Video about the Cause for Cocktails Event

August 2010, Garden Party, Ashburnham, MA,


An afternoon to celebrate WEP!

Photo Credit: Rich Boursy

Thank you to Sumithira Anand of Kuchipudi Nrithyasadhana and her student Siddhata for the sensational dance performance. 

August 15, 2010, India Day Parade! New York, NY



WEP Ambassadors road in a float down Madison Avenue in New York’s India Day Parade – and joined in bhangra


BIG Thanks to Infin8 for such a fun evening of Bollywood dance! Chelsea Studios New York

Happy Hour with Team WEP, New York


June 22, 2010, Summer Sunset Rooftop Cocktails, NY, NY with Infin8 Dance



May 27, 2010, Evening of Possibilities, Lancome the Boutique, NYlancome-2


Photos by Katrin Alberding

An Evening of Possibilities was a beautiful evening! Thank you Lancome The Boutique and their staff, Keri Starker Jewelry, and Suparna Bhasin of She Creates Change.

April 17, 2010 , Tabla Ecstasy, Atmananda Yoga Studio, New York,

tabla-concertThe Taalim School of Indian Music and WEP presented Pandit Divyang Vakil’s Tabla Ecstasy for a night of music and dance!

April 4th, 2010, Lift for Change, Facebook21-logo-0227101-copy

Lift for Change – a Facebook group in which members commit to making a positive change in their life for 21 days.

On April 4th, WEP celebrated our members’ commitment to change!

March 8th, 2010, International Women’s Day with She Creates Change and Women’s Education Project!NY, NY

International Women’s Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. She Creates Change and Women’s Education Project, two organizations that help women achieve their fullest potential, came together to celebrate women’s accomplishments on this special day.

It was a memorable evening of networking, motivational speeches, raffle prize gifts, and the inspiration to realize goals and dreams!
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February 24th, 2010, Time for School Screening, Brooklyn, NY

free screening of PBS’s “Time for School”, an unprecedented, award-winning 12-year documentary following seven children to their classrooms in Afghanistan, BeninBrazil,IndiaJapanKenya, and Romania.

Producer Tamara Rosenburg was present for a Q + A.

The evening was sponsored by Women’s Education Project and by Film Sprout, a Brooklyn-based documentary distribution company that brings independent,social-issue films to grassroots audiences.


January 2010I, ndian Wines and Other Delights! Babcock Galleries, NY

Sula wines! Spicy Appetizers! A Sparkling Auction!

All photos credit: Anita Lee, OpticLush


October 2009, Share Your Story, Transform a Life,NY, NY, Co-sponsored by Net-IP. Guests were invited to share their story on Illume, WEP’s online resource center, enjoyed Kumquat Cupcakery cupcakes, appetizers by the Indian Culinary Center, and a presentation by Mike Michalowitz, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.


August 2009, Garden Party, Ashburnham, MA – Performance by Bhangra Beats. WEP’s annual party to thank MA donors.


Illume Cocktail Party, New York, NY, March, 2008 with  Akiko Moorman of Hapa Kitchen. An introduction to WEP and its online resource center.


Green Bean Coffeehouse, Seattle WA, January 2009

WEP was invited to be a beneficiary of the Green Beans monthy Tips program, supporting non-profit organizations.


August 2008, Garden Party, Ashburnham, MA, Kuchipudi Dance Performance. WEP’s annual party to thank MA donors.

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From These Houses, London, UK – An exhibition by Romayne Dawnay’s, paintings of WEP students’ homes. All proceeds benefited WEP.