GWLN & WYCUP Activities

The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the fundraising and engagement arm of the World Council of Credit Unions compliments the work to bridge credit union gaps that transform member communities worldwide. Under WFCU, the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) and the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) initiatives work to eliminate gaps around gender inequality and leadership relevance.

Various activities will be held throughout the conference that showcase GWLN & WYCUP.

GWLN Reception*

Saturday, 16 July • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Begin your 2022 WCUC experience and join us for the GWLN Welcome Reception. Join us as we collectively welcome GWLN members, industry partners and guests, recognize the Athena Award winner and get the latest updates!

*RSVP Required. 


GWLN Forum*

Sunday, 17 July • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

A morning of learning, engaging and connecting with our community.

Join GWLN and WYCUP for a Cèilidh (Kaylee) – a traditional Scottish gathering to learn, network, and build community. Learn about elevated leadership and the personal call to courage, join the conversation on global perspectives to financial inclusivity, women’s empowerment and narrowing inequality gaps.

Hear GWLN scholars present their empowerment grant proposals to Forum attendees and vote on the best proposals! Begin your learning journey at 2022 WCUC with the GWLN Forum!

This session will be presented in: English, Portuguese and Spanish

*RSVP required. 


GWLN International Sister Society Meeting

Monday, 18 July • 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm 
Don’t have a Sister Society in your area? Join us to find out how to start one. The GWLN International Sister Society meeting is an opportunity to engage with other Sister Society leaders, share best practices, learn how to start a Sister Society in your area, grow your existing network and GWLN membership worldwide.

GWLN & WYCUP Workshop

Tuesday, 19 July • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Jennifer Santos Esperanza, Ph.D. for an interactive session on Storytelling for Your Personal and Professional Mission Statement.View Full Description