DIWA was established as a foundation under Dutch law on 1 July 2013. The statuary mission of DIWA is “to help women finding security and possibilities for professional and personal growth”. Its founder and statuary chairperson is Professor dr. ir. J.G. (Hans) Wissema. Drs. J.N. Reus is statuary board member. DIWA is located in The Hague, The Netherlands.
DIWA has been granted temporary ANBI status in The Netherlands, which means that donations to DIWA are deductable from Dutch income tax. DIWA can be reached by e-mail.