The Women’s Refugee Commission is dedicated to improving the lives and protecting the rights of women, children, and youth displaced by conflict and crisis. We are not a grant-making organization and we do not have field operations. If the following information does not answer your questions, please email us at info@wrcommission.org.

Our mission is to improve the lives and protect the rights of women, children, and youth displaced by conflict and crisis. We research their needs, identify solutions, and advocate for programs and policies to strengthen their resilience and drive change in humanitarian practice.

The Voices of Courage luncheon is an annual celebration to recognize refugees who have made extraordinary achievements to improve the lives of their fellow refugee women and children. The luncheon is generally held in New York City in early May. Visit our luncheon webpage for details on this year’s celebration.

Available job positions are listed on the employment page of our website, along with directions on how to apply. Please note that we cannot process applications that are not for a specific job or internship that is posted. Please also note that our offices are located in New York, NY, and Washington, D.C. We do not have offices in other countries, and are unable to send interns or volunteers to the field.

Available internships are listed on the internship page of our website, along with directions on how to apply. Please note that we cannot process applications that are not for a specific job or internship that is posted. Please also note that our offices are located in New York, NY, and Washington, D.C. We do not have offices in other countries, and are unable to send interns or volunteers to the field.

Because we receive many applications, we cannot reply to every submission. If you have applied for a job or internship with the Women’s Refugee Commission, we will contact you if we are considering you for the position. No phone calls please.

As a research and advocacy organization, the Women’s Refugee Commission generally does not provide grants or arrange partnerships. The Foundation Center provides information that might be helpful.

As a research and advocacy organization, the Women’s Refugee Commission is not involved in the resettlement process and does not supply direct services. For assistance, contact a UNHCR field office.

The Women’s Refugee Commission is unable to assist with asylum requests. If you are considering applying for asylum in the United States, you may wish to find legal representation.

You can find information and resources specifically for refugees and immigrants in the United States at the Refugee Center Online.

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