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Our partners

ExxonMobil is proud to work with a range of partners including community-based organizations, global NGOs, universities and government agencies to increase economic opportunities for women in developing countries and emerging markets.

  • ADPP

    ADPP's Women Farmers' Clubs organize and train women subsistence farmers in the Kwanza Sul province of Angola to increase their agricultural production. With our support, the program has trained 1,500 women to apply more efficient and sustainable technologies to obtain better prices for their produce, and become more successful farmers and entrepreneurs.

  • Bush Institute

    We support the George W. Bush Institute to convene First Ladies and relevant policymakers, NGO and business leaders, funders, practitioners and experts to discuss the seminal role spouses of heads of state can play in the socio-economic life of their countries.

  • Center for Global Development

    CGD is a leading not-for-profit organization where world class scholars use independent, rigorous research to develop new knowledge and practical solutions to reduce poverty. CGD’s senior fellow Dr Mayra Buvinic helps steward ExxonMobil Foundation’s groundbreaking research on women’s economic empowerment, in particular our work on mobile savings products for women.

  • The Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House

    The Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in London whose mission is to analyze and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs. ExxonMobil works with Chatham House on measuring the impact of women’s economic empowerment and convenings of the Global Business Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment.

  • Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

    We support the Road To Growth initiative in Mexico which will help 500 women entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

  • Council on Foreign Relations Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council

    The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent nonpartisan membership organization, think tank and publisher dedicated to being a resource on foreign-policy choices facing the United States and other countries. We support the organization’s Women and Development series.

  • KickStart

    KickStart promotes sustainable economic growth and employment creation by developing and promoting technologies that can be used by entrepreneurs to establish and run profitable small-scale enterprises. We partner with KickStart to integrate manually powered irrigation pumps – which enable poor farmers to grow high-value crops throughout the year – into our existing women’s farming programs in Africa.

  • Kopernik

    In partnership with Kopernik, we’re supporting Indonesian women to become micro-social-entrepreneurs, boosting their income and making eco-friendly, money-saving, health-improving technologies like solar lanterns, water filters and fuel-efficient cookstoves available in remote communities in Indonesia.

  • Mercy Corps

    Mercy Corps is a global humanitarian aid agency engaged in transitional environments that have experienced natural disaster, economic collapse, or conflict. ExxonMobil partners with Mercy Corps in inspiring women entrepreneurs in Indonesia to become more fully participatory in the economic life of their communities.

  • Plan International USA

    In partnership with Plan International USA, we support the Global Women in Management Program (GWIM), which provides intensive training and skills development for women community leaders in developing countries. We’ve supported the CEDPA GWIM program since 2005, providing training workshops to more than 600 women globally.

  • Solar Sister

    Using a neighbor-to-neighbor distribution system, Solar Sister provides women entrepreneurs with the business training and necessary skills and tools to deliver solar technology solutions to their communities. With our support, Solar Sister has grown to a thriving network of Solar Sister Entrepreneurs who have brought the benefits of clean energy to communities across Uganda, Nigeria and Tanzania.

  • Technoserve

    Technoserve is an international nonprofit that promotes business solutions to poverty in the developing world by linking people to information, capital and markets. ExxonMobil Foundation supports Technoserve’s work with women farmers in Nigeria and female entrpreneurs in Tanzania and Mozambique.

  • Vital Voices

    Vital Voices identifies, invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities. With our help, Vital Voices is supporting regional businesswomen’s networks in Africa, the Middle East, North Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, with an aim to expand the number of women succeeding as entrepreneurs and business leaders.

  • WEConnect International

    WEConnect International supports the education, self-registration and certification of growth-oriented businesses that are at least 51 percent owned, managed and controlled by one or more women. Our support is focused on supplier development and training initiatives for women-owned enterprises in countries such as Mexico, Nigeria and Indonesia.