Stephanie Woollard began Seven Women at age 22 after meeting seven disabled women working in a tin shed in Kathmandu. These seven women were struggling to make a living in the face of harsh discrimination. With her last $200, Steph paid for trainers to teach the women how to produce products for sale locally and abroad – and Seven Women was born.
Over the past 12 years Seven Women has made significant impact;
Visitors to our centre
Over 3000 people have learned about social enterprise and how to create real and lasting change through a visit to our Seven Women Headquarters.
empowered & employed
Over 5,000 women in Nepal have been educated, trained and employed by Seven Women, providing the tools to lift themselves out of poverty.
Speaking opportunities allow Seven Women's Founder, Steph, to spread the word that everyone of us can make a difference .
Help us empower women in Nepal by taking part.
In 2012, we started a Responsible Travel Company supporting the economic empowerment of marginalised women.
Experience Nepal with tours organised by locals
Trade not aid
Learn about Nepali culture from locals.
We host Nepali language lessons, cooking classes and craft workshops.
Seven Women's Founder, Steph Woollard, continues to spread the message that everybody can make a difference through her keynotes.
You can book Steph to talk at your next function
What we do
Enable Nepali Women
We empower and employ socially marginalised women in Nepal.
Build Social Enterprises
We train locals and help them build sustainable social enterprises.
Travel to Nepal
We offer socially responsible tours run by locals trained at the Seven Women centre.
Awards & Recognition
Sponsors & Partners