Global Peace Initiative of Women
Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW) is an international network of women and men spiritual and community leaders. The group was founded on the belief that women today have a unique contribution to make in finding alternatives to violence. GPIW also places a special emphasis on building interfaith understanding and developing leadership in young community leaders worldwide.
Dena Merriam is the founder and convener. The co-chair is Joan Chittister, a dissident Roman Catholic nun.
The 2008 summit has taken place in Jaipur, India, from March 6-10. 
- http://www.gpiw.org Official Website of GPIW
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