GLOBAL ARTFEST is a global movement, virtual event and celebration to empower the next generation of women in the arts to share creative solutions to humanity's greatest challenges and to express vision to achieve the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. 

We invite the participation of all women who love the arts and are currently enrolled in universities and colleges around the world.

This is a global program of the Womensphere Innovation Leadership Lab (WILL) which pioneers, incubates, and scales STEAM*-powered and innovative approaches of empowering women and girls to create the future, and the Womensphere Incubator Network (WIN), a global initiative of the Womensphere Foundation to accelerate gender parity and inspire, train, and empower 1 million women and girls by 2020 (STEAM* = science, technology, engineering, arts & design, mathematics)

Schedule & Timeline:

Global Expert Mentoring (GEM) Leadership Sessions (Virtual and Live) on SDGs, Coding, Art & Design, Video & Media, and Leadership in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & design, mathematics): Starting October 1, 2018

Interscholastic Global Artfest Competition:  November 1 - 11, 2018

Announcement of Global Artfest Semi-Finalists: December 2018

Global Award Ceremonies: March 2019

Exhibit & Media on Global & Regional Finalists & Awardees: January 2019 to December 2019


* Video courtesy of Project Everyone