Author: Wakami Global

Wakami Global

17 years at Vital Voices

This  month I was in Washington DC with the privilege of sharing a stage with Sec. Hillary Clinton and 4 other powerful and dedicated women. 

Shared tables

Welcome to our shared table.     Before we continue… Let’s take a moment and take three slow, cleansing breaths.  Clear your mind.  Imagine you’re about

The Wakami Dream embraces many of us

This year is 18 years since Wakami was founded.  It all started with the mission to transform hard realities in rural communities in Guatemala- communities

Women and girls

Over and over, I keep being fascinated at the power that women and girls have to change reality. I am from Guatemala, a country with

Sustainable Families

When we started planning 2021 at Wakami we started having conversations around sustainability; What it (really) meant? Who was defining it? How did it apply

Reflections about playing

This month is tainted with nostalgia for me… why? Because lately I’ve been catching myself thinking of when I was a kid, when the days

The spirit of spring

It is no secret that Guatemala is called the Country of the never-ending spring…I never knew what that meant until I left.  When you live

A reflection on walking

Hello, Citizen of the world.    Looking at the world can be a scary thing. Watching the news and seeing some things that are happening

Story of the Earth

A collection that connects us all with the place we call home. These pieces tell the story of how the Earth was created, each bracelet representing one element of this tale.