AWP aims to empower women and youth. “A Woman in Power” is an Organization founded in Albania, considered as a non-governmental Association, independent of political parties and other Organizations of a political nature, but opened for any kind of cooperation that does not affect its mission and that would serve to achieve the similar goals that aimed creasing the quality of community life. It is also opened to accept all individuals who wish to join initiatives which raise awareness and foster a greater engagement of women in society mostly by searching and creating new opportunities for women and youth. AWP is also focused on research projects, awareness and training programs in educational, economic, cultural, and any other sector that enhance the vocational training of young generation.
AWP is founded by five members and its excecutive board is made up by:
1-Vjola Thoma , Excecutive Director
2-Ermira Oga, Secretary General
3- Aldiona Kerri, Head of Human Resources
4-Migena Muslli, Entrepreneurship Expert
5-Borana Resulaj, Project Coordinator
6-Denisa Ymeraj, Research Expert
7- Sidorela Lepuri, Journalist
All the members of the organization are volunteers, none of them is paid. Currently, the organization has in total 50 volunteers.We have already had several Partners such as: University of Tirana, European University of Tirana.
AWP has functioned without any grant, until now. All the projects have been funded by the members themselves.
The main partners of the organization have been: United Nations Albania, Down Syndrome Albania, Intelectual Property Expert Association, Foundation for Economic Freedom.