Rwanda, Kigali- The Women Deliver Conference 2023, a global summit dedicated to advancing gender equality and empowering women, witnessed a momentous occasion with the participation globally renowned women funders network . The conference, held in Rwanda, brought together influential leaders, policymakers, activists, and advocates from around the world to foster solidarity and pave the way for sustainable solutions on gender equality. The opening ceremony of #WD2023 was graced by the esteemed presence of Rwanda's President, His Excellency Paul Kagame. President Kagame delivered an impassioned keynote address, emphasizing the urgency of achieving gender equality and women's empowerment on a global scale. His words set the stage for a high-level panel discussion that followed, centered around "Fighting for radical shifts for how money flows and feminist movements in all their diversities are resourced." During the engaging panel discussion, Equality Women Fund and the shared their expertise on the importance of innovative funding strategies in empowering grassroots women groups. With a strong focus on overcoming the "scarcity mindset" that often hinders women's organizational growth. The organization reps also highlighted the significance of adopting a collaborative approach for feminist movements. A light was shed on the instrumental role of women's funds in bolstering the feminist ecosystem and supporting initiatives that drive meaningful change in communities. "This conference presents a unique opportunity for us to drive progress, empower women, and create a better future for all," IWFD. "By challenging conventional funding mindsets and advocating for feminist foreign policy, we can foster an environment where women's groups and movements receive the resources they need to thrive." The Women Deliver Conference 2023 served as a platform for healthy debates, information sharing, and the exchange of best practices. Discussions revolved around various crucial topics, including feminist responses in crisis situations, crafting a feminist foreign policy, and the vital role of women's funds in advancing gender equality. For many attendees, the event proved to be an enlightening and memorable experience. Ideas and insights garnered during the conference will undoubtedly serve as valuable references for future initiatives, as participants left the venue feeling motivated to effect change in their respective domains. As the Women Deliver Conference 2023 came to a close, it left behind a sense of hope and determination to continue the fight for gender equality and women's empowerment. The shared commitment to amplifying women's voices and securing equal opportunities for all will undoubtedly inspire ongoing efforts and collaborations worldwide. image courtsey of: https://www.flickr.com/photos/paulkagame/53052839054/in/album-72177720309845384/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Cugng6RNGkV/ About Jumuiya Women Fund: Jumuiya Women Fund is a leading organization committed to providing financial support, resources, and mentorship to women-led projects and grassroots women groups. With a vision of empowering women to drive transformative change, Jumuiya Women Fund plays a vital role in advancing gender equality and fostering sustainable development. Together, with passionate leaders like Milkah Cherotich the CEO, Jumuiya Women Fund continues to create an impact by breaking barriers, challenging norms, and working tirelessly towards a more equitable and inclusive world.