Gender Events

Voices from Palestine: Women Leaders Speak on Peace and Security

April 07, 2011 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Middle East Program
Cairo Arafat, Government Media Center, Prime Minister's Office; Naila Ayesh, Director, Women's Affairs Training and Research Center; Amal Hadweh, former Program Manager, UN Refugee and Works Agency, West Bank; Enas H. H. Nazal, Financial Planning Department Manager, Strategic Planning Department, Ministry of the Interior, Palestinian National Authority; Moderator: Carla Koppell, Director, The Institute for Inclusive Security
Webcast

Women and Entrepreneurship: Perspectives from the Middle East and the United States

March 29, 2011 // 8:00am1:00pm
Middle East Program
A group of American and Middle Eastern businesswomen discussed their common challenges and rewards in running their own companies and the resources available for women entrepreneurs.
Webcast

Report Release: "Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change"

March 25, 2011 // 1:30pm5:30pm
United States Studies

Can Women Help Make Peace Agreements Sustainable?

January 20, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
Middle East Program
Jacques Paul Klein, Former United Nations Secretary General's Special Representative and Coordinator of United Nations Operations, Liberia; Suaad Allami, Director, Sadr City Women's Center and Legal Clinic, Iraq; Luz Mendez, Member of the Advisory Council of the Global Fund for Women, Guatemala; Alice Nderitu, National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Kenya; Roxana Cristescu, Project Manager and Mediation Adviser, Crisis Management Initiative; Carla Koppel, Director, Institute for Inclusive Security
Webcast

A Conversation on Art and Social Change

January 12, 2011 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"At the core of human rights and artistic behavior is respect for human dignity. It is this that unites art and justice," said Jane M. Saks, executive director of the Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, speaking at an event cosponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program and the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
Webcast

Muslim Women in Europe: Strategic and Cultural Challenges

December 16, 2010 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Middle East Program
An author, activist and scholar, Senay Özdemir addressed her personal experiences as a Muslim feminist in Western Europe, along with her literary and journalistic efforts to give voice to the Mediterranean community and their role in Dutch politics.
Webcast

Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Research Findings and Programmatic Implications

December 09, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Experts came together to discuss conflict-related, prevalent, systematic, and widespread sexual violence in the war-torn country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Webcast

New Insights Into the Population Growth Factor in Development

December 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Martha Campbell and Malcolm Potts were joined for a discussion of the implications of rapid population growth on human and economic development by panelists Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu of the African Institute for Development Policy and Jotham Musinguzi of the African Region at Partners in Population and Development.
Webcast

Expanding Access to Essential Maternal Health Commodities

November 30, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
The ninth meeting of the 2009-2010 Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health series addresses the challenges and strategies for expanding access to maternal health commodities.

Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women Are Transforming the Middle East

October 27, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Isobel Coleman of the Council on Foreign Relations highlights how demographic changes are intensifying the notion that women's empowerment is key to the prosperity of the economies of Arab and Muslim-majority countries.

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