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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Women's Link Worldwide

Using the power of the law to promote social change that advances the human rights of women and girls

three stars

81.15

195 Plymouth Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: (347) 699-7068   Web Site
EIN: 03-0371141

Board Leadership
Karen Plafker
Board Chair

CEO
Viviana Waisman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.15 three stars
  Financial 86.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Women's Link Worldwide, we use the power of the law to promote social change that advances the human rights of women and girls, especially those facing multiple inequalities.

Women's Link Worldwide has been successfully advocating and litigating for new standards to advance the human rights of women and girls. We have become known for opening new frontiers, developing legal theories and strategies, particularly those that bring attention to women's rights violations that are undocumented or neglected.

We work across borders, building partnerships and alliances with advocates from all over the world. We study the terrain, design strategies, write legal briefs, and stand before the judiciary in national, regional and international courts. We represent our clients, we mentor, we train, we promote professional exchanges, and offer practical tools.

At Women's Link Worldwide, we use the power of the law to promote social change that advances the human rights of women and girls, especially those facing multiple inequalities.

Women's Link Worldwide has been successfully advocating and litigating for new standards to advance the human rights of women and girls. We have become known for opening new frontiers, developing legal theories and strategies, particularly those that bring attention to women's rights violations that are undocumented or neglected.

We work across borders, building partnerships and alliances with advocates from all over the world. We study the terrain, design strategies, write legal briefs, and stand before the judiciary in national, regional and international courts. We represent our clients, we mentor, we train, we promote professional exchanges, and offer practical tools.

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Financial

three stars

86.54

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 23.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 14.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Link Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Women's Link Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Link Worldwide (NY) 81.15 three stars
National Women's Law Center (DC) 92.29 four stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 93.30 four stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 89.68 three stars
Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute (VA) 94.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,224,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,224,509
   Program Service Revenue $11,454
Total Primary Revenue $2,235,963
   Other Revenue $6,519
TOTAL REVENUE $2,242,482
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,613,756
   Administrative Expenses $613,320
   Fundraising Expenses $102,353
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,329,429
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-86,947
   
Net Assets $2,102,232

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 81.15 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 82.01 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 77.88 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 03-0371141
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS LINK WORLDWIDE INC
NTEE Code R99
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy N.E.C.
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,000 7.72% Viviana Waisman President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Women's Link Worldwide (NY) 81.15 three stars
Women's Funding Network (CA) 86.07 three stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 88.43 three stars
National Council of Jewish Women (NY) 86.53 three stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 91.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Women's Link Worldwide
195 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: (347) 699-7068
EIN: 03-0371141

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Board Leadership

Karen Plafker
Board Chair

CEO

Viviana Waisman
President, CEO

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