Center for Women’s History and Leadership

Inspiring leaders of the future; learning from women of the past.

Mission, Vision, Values, and Activities

Our Mission: To equip all women to realize their leadership potential through education and empowerment.

Our Vision: A world where women are leaders in every community.

The CWHL strives for a world in which the lingering marginalization of women is replaced with equality, reflected in women filling a proportional number of leadership positions in their communities.  The CWHL works to promote an understanding that strong and healthy communities are created when all members are accepted and encouraged to take on leadership roles in the issues and challenges they collectively face.

Core Values:

The CWHL makes its decisions and takes actions using the following guiding principles, and encourages these values in others:

  • Act with respect and kindness
  • Treat everyone equitably
  • Encourage healthy lifestyles and safe homes
  • Discuss all issues with candor and openness
  • Honor commitments and take responsibility
  • Meet challenges with confidence and optimism