Girls perform on stage with a WOW logo in the background


The WOW Foundation is a registered charity with a small core team working to deliver WOW’s global festivals and outreach work. It is thanks to our supporters that we are able to continue to celebrate women and girls, tackle gender inequality and give a platform to possible solutions.

Global Founding Partner

Bloomberg – the global business, financial information and news leader – is a founding supporter of WOW – Women of the World Festivals.

Bloomberg has long supported organisations and causes that advance gender equality and seek to address challenges women face around the world, from maternal and reproductive health to women’s economic empowerment and inspiring the new generation of female leaders.

Bloomberg.com / Bloomberg.org

Global Partner

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry whose mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Since the partnership was launched at WOW London 2020, Mastercard has supported The WOW Foundation as a Global Partner, and continue their commitment to leading the change for gender equality in reshaping the way our world is designed, coded and constructed. Because a world that works better for women creates limitless possibilities for us all.


With thanks to

Trusts & Foundations:

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Spirit of 2012
Arts Council

Project Sponsors:

British Council
Google Arts & Culture
Mishcon de Reya
Mulberry School for Girls

The WOW Foundation would also like to thank Havas London for its support, and all our individual patrons.

Children dancing in a square in Janakpur

Become a supporter

In order to continue our vital work we need support from like-minded organisations and individuals to join us on our journey to build a global movement of people who believe gender equality is not only vital, but also possible. You can make an individual donation on our supporters page or, if would like to discuss how you can be involved, please email cordelia@thewowfoundation.com