Gender Events

Webcast

The Impact of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity on Economic Development

July 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The sixth meeting of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series addresses the economic impact of maternal mortality, and provides evidence of the need for increased investment in maternal health.

In the Midst of Milestones: Perspectives from Afghan Women Leaders

June 17, 2010 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Huria Samira Hamidi, Afghan Women's Network; Najla Ayubi, Organization of Strategic Studies and Research
Webcast

Islamic Feminism and Beyond: The New Frontier

June 15, 2010 // 8:30am1:00pm
Middle East Program
Amaney Jamal, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, Princeton University; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor, Gender and Women's Studies, California State University, Northridge; Lilia Labidi, Professor, Anthropology and Psychology, University of Tunis; Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Margot Badran, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, Georgetown University; Souad Eddouada, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco; Binnaz Toprak, Professor, Political Science, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Bahçesehir University, Istabul; Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director, American Islamic Congress
Webcast

Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
Asia Program
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
Webcast

Yemeni Women: Challenges and Little Hope

May 19, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Sultana Al-Jeham, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Executive Director and Chairwoman of Women's Affairs, Civic Democratic Initiatives Support Foundation (CDF), Yemen

Women and Franchising: A Tool to Enable Entrepreneurship Beyond Microfinance

May 04, 2010 // 9:30am10:30am
Middle East Program
Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Adviser, Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank; Donna Sibley, Founder and President, Sibley International

Gender and Economic Isolation in an Era of Globalization

April 22, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Jennifer Olmsted, Associate Professor of Economics, Drew University
Webcast

Maintaining the Momentum: Highlights From the Uganda International Conference on Family Planning

March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
Webcast

Maternal and Newborn Health as a Priority for Strengthening Health Systems

March 08, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Experts discuss how prioritizing key maternal health indicators can improve health systems and support the implementation of evidence-based interventions.

Iraqi Women Leaders in Engineering and Applied Sciences

February 25, 2010 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
Dr. Alkhazragy, Lecturer/Assistant Professor, University of Technology, Baghdad, and Visiting Scholar, Stanford University; Dr. Mustafa, Lecturer, Engineering College, University of Salahaddin, and Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley; Ameer, Professor, College of Science, University of Al-Mustansirya, Baghdad, and Visiting Scholar, UC San Diego

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