IWCA in the News
Huffington Post - The Global Search for Education. Women - Part 3.
The Huffington Post profiled how women have great influence the world economy, but also fast cast discrimination worldwide. IWCA was featured as a successful sample of how international support can work in a collaborative way to accelerate the process of gender inequality.
BBC - Harnessing the Power of Women
This piece discusses how developing women entrepreneurs promotes rights for women. IWCA members are interviewed and describe the IWCA chapters roles in empowering women in the international coffee community. Listen here.
International Trade Center - "Empowering Women Coffee Producers in East Africa"
ITC highlighted the launch of IWCA's new chapters in Rwanda and Tanzania. The chapters are also part of ITC’s Women and Trade Programme. Read more here.
NPR's Coffee Week features IWCA
Allison Aubrey's story "Step Aside, Gents. Witness The Rise of Women in Coffee" talks about IWCA's mission and the work of Margaret Swallow, a founder of IWCA. Listen here.
Food, Nutrition & Science Highlights IWCA's Work
The February Issue of Food, Nutrition & Science from the Lempert Report discussed IWCA's role in empowering women and promoting possibilities for women in coffee communities throughout the world. Read more on their website.
About the IWCA: The IWCA is a peer-to-peer volunteer network of women and men dedicated to empowering and enriching the lives of women in the coffee industry along the entire supply chain through collaboration, education, training, workshops, fundraising and sponsorship opportunities.
Mission Statement: Empower women in the international coffee community to achieve meaningful and sustainable lives; and to encourage and recognize the participation of women in all aspects of the coffee industry.