Our Mission

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Join the Women's Leadership Circle. Sharpen your leadership skills and build community.


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Since 2016, the Mercedes Parra Foundation has devoted its energy to empowering women through an immersive exploration of self-awareness and transformative leadership.  Our events include online and face-to-face programming focusing on the seven areas of wellbeing.

Urgent Projects

Find your inner power by helping others

Mercedes Parra Foundation

Claudin Forbes


We are always looking for volunteers to help out with our various initiative and many volunteer needs can be done remotely! If you would like to learn more about volunteering with our organization visit us on VolunteerMatch!

Our mission is to ensure gender equity by promoting sustainable economic development through training, consultancy, and direct support of individual women, groups, and organizations.

Mercedes Parra Foundation MicroGrant Program



The MPF Micro Grant Program awards small grants, between $100-$500 USD, to help support the humanitarian efforts of women. Our next funding cycle will be in August 2018. Check back for updates.

In Our Own Words

Willot Joseph

Haiti, Country Liaison

We partner with female leaders from all walks of life to provide free workshops on a variety of wellness and professional development topics through our Women's Leadership Circle. Currently, we are seeking facilitators for our Spring and Summer 2018 sessions.

Meet Our Team

Jaylene Jay

Colombia, Country Liaison

Mercedes Diane Griffin

Executive Director