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The GEWO is a visionary advocacy project and charitable organisation designed to cause global cultural reform for the way all women are treated and to raise them up in the world in the ways that their values depict. It is to forge a new way of life and new future for women globally through advocacy, specific projects, raising funds for projects and impacting the lives of millions of women.


Anna Maria Lang is a visionary, advocate, founder, chair, author and social entrepreneur. Anna Maria founded the Global Empowering Women Organisation (GEWO) as a way to have the voice of women heard, inspire change in the world and advocate for leadership, education and innovation in the area of women’s empowerment and rights. Anna Maria is passionate about raising women out of oppression, poverty and homelessness understanding that when you help the women, this in turn assists men and children.

Anna Maria is also the founder of the charity Women Veterans United Australia (WVUA Limited) for which is a welfare, advocacy and mentoring organisation for women veterans. This is a registered charity in Australia causing change in the area of women veteran’s empowerment and she advocates for the rights of these women and inspires innovation through her advocacy work. Her work has been with women for many decades and her education and time has been dedicated to these causes.

Women are rising up across the globe and the new generation of leaders are able to do this safely and move into a new realm of empowerment for the work of the GEWO.

Strategic Vision

  • Being a voice for women through advocacy and human rights.
  • Shaping the future for all women toward an inclusive world through gender equality.
  • Raising awareness of current issues for women to influence change.
  • Raising women out of oppression, poverty and homelessness.
  • Forging a safe and ecological world for all people for peace.