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On September 17th, the esteemed Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art gallery hosted a celebration of Voss Foundation’s upcoming Fifth Annual Women Helping Women New York Luncheon on November 12th. The event was organized by Voss Foundation Women Helping Women New York Luncheon committee member, Janis Gardner Cecil, the gallery’s Director. Edward Tyler Nahem, the gallery’s…

This event has passed, but please learn more about other Women Helping Women New York Events and Projects here. Wednesday, November 12th 11:30AM African Bazaar opens  | 12:00PM Luncheon Dream Downtown 355 West 16th Street

Introducing one of Voss Foundation’s 2014 Women Helping Women co-honorees, Rebecca van Bergen! Rebecca van Bergen is the founder and Executive Director of Nest, a New York City non-profit organization that is working side-by-side with the world’s most promising artisans, to sustainably develop their small businesses while simultaneously promoting peace, prosperity, and female empowerment. Nest…

“Developing impoverished communities to better health, economic, educational, social, and infrastructural standing starts simply with access to clean water,” says Nana Meriwether, an ardent Voss Foundation supporter. Nana Meriwether is best known for being crowned Miss USA 2012, though is also a former professional and Olympic volleyball player, academic, and philanthropist. Nana has been featured…

Women Helping Women (or “Kvinner hjelper Kvinner,” in Norwegian) is a Voss Foundation campaign that has brought together more than 500 champions of clean water in 8 countries to raise over $500,000 to build 18 clean water access points and 155 sanitation facilities, as of January 2014. The campaign started in Oslo in 2009, and…

“Clean water means abundant life,” says Latham Thomas; a tremendous endorsement from an expert in the abundancy of life. Latham is a maternity lifestyle maven and women’s wellness and birth coach, on the vanguard of transforming the maternal and women’s wellness movement. A graduate of Columbia University and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Latham is…

I’m so pleased to be involved with Voss Foundation. I’ve actually been in the Milgis valley up in northern Kenya and have witnessed the work that Voss Foundation has done up there with the help of my friend Helen Douglas Dufresne. Without water there is no life. I’ve worked for the past 15 years with…

We are pleased to present the completion report we just received from our 2012 Women Helping Women project in Swaziland! The Ntontozi Water and Sanitation Project addressed water, sanitation and hygiene threats faced by more than 6300 people (160 homesteads) in Ndinda and Ngyoyia in the KaNdinda Chiefdom. Our 2012 Women Helping Women events in San…

This year’s Women Helping Women and African Bazaar tote bags will be designed by Women Helping Women New York committee member and fashion designer Bonnie Young. “I am thrilled to be on the committee of this year’s Voss Foundation Women Helping Women New York Luncheon,” Bonnie told us recently. “When I was first asked by…

A myriad of beautiful, unusual, and useful items are on their way across the Atlantic and onto the shelves of Voss Foundation’s New York office. The African Bazaar, which debuted at our New York Women Helping Women Luncheon in 2011 as a way to share the same artisan-made goods that our staff would purchase from…

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