The IIE Center for Women's Leadership Initiatives (CWLI) provides opportunities for women and girls worldwide to participate in cutting-edge training, professional development and exchange programs and pursue higher education.We work with sponsors to design programs that leverage strategic partnerships to engage emerging and established women leaders from underserved communities. Our programs create linkages among individuals, groups and networks, resulting in a tangible multiplier effect, measurable impact and long-term sustainability. WLI program participants are agents for change, mentors and role models. They start and grow businesses and run sustainable organizations. WLI participants lead their communities.