The International Association of Working Women was established in Los Angeles in 2012 by Heather Donahue and Har Luxton. Currently headquartered in Toronto, Canada (with a sister office in Costa Blanca, Spain) the association is dedicated to enhancing the status, improving working conditions and advancing the rights of professional women across all industries including: Film, Television, Digital, Fashion, Music, Art, Journalism, Literature, Sports, Politics, Business and Science.
Aims and Objectives
- To recognize and reward the outstanding achievements of professional women world-wide.
- Create networking platforms and opportunities for professional women across all continents.
- Enhance the status of working women.
- Increase awareness of opportunities in fields underrepresented by women.
- Encourage diversity and equality in the workplace.
- Prepare women for occupations by creating free global mentorship, internship and training opportunities.
- To collaborate with governments to research, survey and collect data on the needs of professional women for human resource development, social impact and policy change.