Inspiring Global Change
Through Women’s Stories & Projects


Support women-led projects that advance women and girls globally.


See how young filmmakers are using storytelling to advance women and girls.


Developing young leaders to teach filmmaking to youth in their communities.


Submit a 90 second video that pitches a film concept about a problem faced by women.


We make an impact by investing in women and girls and their stories

To help reach our vision of a world where women and girls are seen, heard, and encouraged to reach their full potential, we invest in stories, films, and projects.





Our Filmmakers

Our ConnectHER Film Festival was founded to amplify the voices of women and girls through film. Since our first film festival in 2012, we have received:


Our Gems & Giving Circle

Our global ConnectHER community is supported by recurring donations from our ConnectHER Gems and ConnectHER Giving Circle. For $25 a month, Giving Circle members support our portfolio of female-founded, locally led projects. With a $100 donation every month, ConnectHER Gems help sustain and scale our work, which includes our global project portfolio and the ConnectHER Film Festival.

Marne Keller-Krikava

"Being a Gem is a great way to feel connected to the people you are helping,” she says. “You don’t have to be a huge donor like the Gates Foundation to make a difference. Big changes happen one person at a time."

Fayruz Benyousef

"ConnectHER and its film festival helps shine a light on the stories of women and girls. We say, “Be bold and be brave. We’re here to wrap our arms around you and lift you up."