The International Women’s Conference (IWC) is a forum that aims to promote women as agents of peace, development and ethical leadership. Launched in 2005 and hosted in Bangalore, India, the bi-annual Conference series has recorded participation from more than 5,000 women from 80 countries. The IWC draws business, politics, academia civil society leaders and grassroots activists who share their insights about the connection between political, economic and social progress as well as inner peace.
Creating an unprecedented network of women leaders and unsung heroines, the IWC provides a platform that dissolves traditional barriers between people, and highlights women who selflessly serve the world through grassroots activism, entrepreneurship, public policy and spiritual knowledge. The Conference specifically creates: