WINGS funds, elevates and builds community around visionary women leaders pushing the boundaries of science, exploration and conservation.

We envision a world in which women are fully recognized and funded for leading transformational change.



WINGS 20th Anniversary Women of Discovery Awards Gala Credit Marcy Swingle – Photography



Founded in 2003, WINGS is the only organization of its kind awarding unrestricted funding to high-achieving women scientists and explorers making important discoveries in traditionally male-dominated fields. 

We shine a light on their research, impact and leadership; ignite collaboration through our global network, and support them as role models for future generations. Watch our Mission Video and learn why WINGS in 3 minutes.