About Us

4W By the Numbers

4W by the Numbers 2020


Our Mission

4W leverages the strengths of UW-Madison to be a convener and leading voice in education, applied research, and impactful engagement to promote gender equity, global wellbeing, and the full participation of women in society.

We work to achieve this mission through the following strengths-based activities:

  1. We leverage the assets of the university by supporting catalyst projects that bring research to practice and practice to scale in Wisconsin and around the world.
  2. We host changemaking platforms to bring people together around pressing issues related to gender and wellbeing.
  3. We cultivate leadership and community among scholars and students, and provide grants and support that enable them to become changemakers in action.

Our Vision

To Make Life Better For Women And Make The World Better For All