What We Do

We give women and girls the tools to change themselves and their society.  We invest in leadership training, in pilot projects, and in technology that allows volunteers anywhere in this vast region to replicate projects on any scale.
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Where We Work


How We Work

Project Kesher women in each locality conceive, design and implement their own PK programs, because they best understand the needs of their communities – and they are the ones who work tirelessly to meet them.
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In the Spotlight

Project Kesher Annual Benefit 2017

PK's fabulous 2017 honorees, Anne Devereux-Mills and Janice Rous with PK ED Karyn Gershon and Chair, Barbara Glickstein.

Elena Kushnir, graduate of Project Kesher's Next Generation Leadership Program speaking at the 2017 benefit. 

Kate Epstein Mankoff, PK board member, benefit emcee and resident filmmaker.

Photos by Michael Priest Photography.

PK Global Day Trip 2015

On Sunday, October 25, 2015, Project Kesher women and men gathered at Civic Hall in NYC for our second annual Global Day Trip. Project Kesher leaders Vlada Nedak of Krivoy Rog, Ukraine (Director of Programming, PK-CIS), and Elena Feldman of Tula, Russia (Communication and Project Management Officer, PK-Russia), participated in a panel discussion moderated by PK Board Chair Barbara Glickstein. The women provided a perspective on the current situation in the region and Project Kesher’s response.

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PK 2017 Benefit Video: The Power of Project Kesher Women

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In a Flash: The Women of Project Kesher

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PK 2016 Anniversary Annual Benefit Video

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Letter from Project Kesher's Breast Cancer Initiative Participant

"For a number of years I have been studying at and participating in Project Kesher programs. And, probably like many other women, my head is filled with ideas and plans while my body aches disturb me . . ."

- Anna D. Cherkassy, women’s group leader

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The Faces of Project Kesher by Rabbi Leora Kaye

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