The Harpswell Foundation’s mission is to equip young women in Southeast Asia with leadership skills, education, and a supportive network.
We envision a new generation of women leaders who create and inspire positive social change.
We believe that educated women with leadership ability constitute the most powerful force to bring about social and economic change in the world.
We focus on a relatively small number of the brightest young women with leadership potential and we support that potential.
We run two residential leadership centers for young university women in Cambodia, and a leadership training program in Malaysia for young professional women from the ten ASEAN countries across Southeast Asia.
Facts and Figures:
Harpswell graduates include doctors, lawyers, journalists, pharmacists, chemists, midwives, engineers, teachers, professors, government staff, bankers, architects, business entrepreneurs and NGO executives.
of current students are the first generation in their families to attend university
of alumnae received scholarships or went on exchange programs after leaving Harpswell
of graduates work in the public or non-profit sectors, inspiring positive social change
of alumnae feel that Harpswell has helped them become a leader