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A photo taken by WAPPP Cultural Bridge fellow, Ana Maria Galvan, MBA '21, during her WAPPP-supported summer internship made possible by the Germeshausen Foundation. Ana Maria worked with the social venture Asan to provide women in parts of India suffering from period poverty with reusable and hygienic menstrual products.

Together, we are closing gender gaps across the world. Our mission is sustained through the numerous individuals, foundations and corporations who invest in the Women and Public Policy Program. These include major gifts and revenue from:

  • Abigail E. Disney Endowment Fund
  • Adrienne Hall Endowment Fund
  • Barbara Lee Women and US Politics Training Program and Lecture Series Endowment Fund
  • Beatrice Koretsky Bleicher Memorial Endowment Fund
  • David M. Rubenstein
  • Folke Bernadotte Academy
  • Germeshausen Foundation
  • Jessica Hoffman Brennan Gender Inequality and COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Research Fund
  • Joanne Egerman
  • Lia and William Poorvu
  • Neena Mehta Endowment Fund
  • Women’s Leadership Board with more than 120 members and 16 corporations
    • Chairs: Janice Bryant Howroyd (current); Carol Hamilton; Lara Warner; Francine LeFrak; Barbara Annis; Roxanne Mankin Cason; Jean Minskoff Grant
    • Corporations: Accenture | ACT•1 Group | Bank of America | Bayer | BlackRock | Bristol Myers Squibb | Credit Suisse | Deloitte | HSBC | JPMorgan Chase | L'Oreal USA | Merck Sharp & Dohme | MetLife | PAREXEL | Swiss Reinsurance Company | TIAA | Verizon

Giving Opportunities


WAPPP is actively seeking to expand philanthropic resources to amplify its global impact. If you are interested in generating change through WAPPP’s world-class research, teaching, and policy design, please contact Nicole Carter Quinn, Executive Director, at nicole_carter@hks.harvard.edu.

Gift instructions [pdf] including Harvard University Tax ID Number, 04 2103580.

All gifts to the Harvard Kennedy School are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. We affirm that no goods or services exceeding the IRS provisions are provided in consideration of charitable gifts to Harvard University. Please consult your tax advisor for details.