Program

Events

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Women Leaders and Emerging Leaders: A Force Multiplier

January 11, 2012 // 9:30am11:15am
As the Council of Women World Leaders celebrates its 15th anniversary and a move to The Wilson Center, Finnish President Tarja Halonen, former Irish President Mary Robinson, and U.N. Special Representative Margot Wallstrom share their stories for the next generation.
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Activism to End Gender-based Violence: Beyond the 16 Days

December 08, 2011 // 4:20pm5:00pm
This event, co-sponsored by the Council of Women World Leaders, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Department of State, will feature a rough cut pre-screening of "Meena", a feature film based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WeDunn's Best-selling novel, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide." The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on sex trafficking.
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Women in Business: Benchmarking Success in Achieving Gender Equality,

September 30, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
The Council of Women World Leaders was pleased to welcome Nicole Schwab to launch the Gender Equality Project, a Swiss-based non-profit she co-founded to promote gender equality in corporations. Schwab outlined the trajectory of the project, and the implementation of its Gender Equality Certification for corporations.

A Luncheon with Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium

June 27, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The Council of Women World Leaders was honored to host, in collaboration with the Belgian Embassy, Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium for a private luncheon Monday, June 27, 2011 as a part of the Council’s Spotlight on Leadership Series.

Third Billion Campaign Launched in New York City

Top executives from Ernst and Young and the World Bank will attend. Campaign also has support o f Accenture, The Coca-Cola Company and Standard Chartered Bank

President Atifete Jahjaga

The Council of Women World Leaders is pleased to add President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo to the Council’s collective voice supporting women at the highest levels of government.

The Women in Public Service Project Joins Forces with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Wilson Center becomes the permanent home of the Women in Public Service Project, with Rangita de Silva de Alwis announced as Director of Women's Leadership Initiatives.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis to Direct the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of Rangita de Silva de Alwis as director of its Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI).
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Ending Violence Against Women

Director of the Wilson Center's new Global Women's Leadership Initiative, Rangita del Silva de Alwis joined NPR's The Diane Rehm show to discuss efforts to empower women and change cultural attitudes among men and boys.
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AUW to Host the Women in Public Service Summer Institute

In collaboration with the U.S. State Department and the Seven Sisters women’s colleges, the Asian University for Women will host the Women in Public Service Summer Institute from August 1 to August 15, 2012.

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