was founded on December 5, 2000 (registered on April 3, 2001). It is
a non-profit organization created to empower university women in the pursuit of
their goals through initiatives in education, research and business; to
contribute to a better world through the cooperative efforts of its members; to
raise awareness of issues of gender and diversity through education, research
one of the main community service organizations, WERB promotes the education,
leadership, and community involvement of girls and young women.
initiating and enhancing quality programs for all females of Ryazan region for their professional development;
the full application of their knowledge and skills to the problems which
arise at all levels of public life, whether national, regional or
world-wide, and encouraging their participation in the solving of these
the development of education in the region;
educational opportunities (cultural, technical and vocational) for girls and
our community projects with IFUW: Globalism
– Connections through Education;
understanding and friendship among women of the world irrespective of their
race, nationality, religion or political opinions;
Ryazan university women in international organizations.
Last updated: May 2001
A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).