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POSTPONED: Director's Forum: "Peace at Last: Closing the Chapter of Instability in the Balkans"

May 08, 2013 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Please note this event has been postponed.
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African Women and Youth as Agents of Change through Technology and Innovation

May 01, 2013 // 10:15am2:30pm
On May 1, African women and youth leaders discussed their experiences harnessing technology and developing innovative ideas to overcome everyday issues and provide solutions for social resilience and sustainability. Watch the webcast here and an event summary will be available shortly.
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Why is Women's Leadership Critical? Addressing and Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls

March 07, 2013 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Speakers will discuss the global imperative of addressing the issue of violence against women and girls, highlighting the important theme of the Fifty-Seventh UN Commission on the Status of Women.
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Challenges to Women’s Security in the MENA Region

March 07, 2013 // 9:00am11:00am
The Middle East Program and the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative present a meeting with five women experts who will discuss the challenges to women’s security in the MENA region.
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Women’s Leadership in Times of Political Transitions: Some Lessons from Kyrgyzstan

December 13, 2012 // 9:30am10:30am
Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva, former President of the Kyrgyz Republic, will speak on women's leadership in times of political transitions.

Women Leading a Progressive Interpretation of the Shariah Law: Case Studies from Musawah (A Global Movement for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family)

November 19, 2012 // 9:00am10:00am
Zainah Anwar of Stanford University, introduced by Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative.
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“Woman-Made Women: American Designers, Taste, and Mid-Century Culture”

November 07, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Join us for a lecture in the series "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History" with Dr. Kathy Peiss

Combating Barriers and Expanding Opportunities for Women in Public Service in India

October 26, 2012 // 9:00am10:30am
Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, in conversation with Ms.Indira Jaising, Assistant Solicitor General of India

Marriage 'Crisis' in the Jazz Age

October 24, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Join us for a lecture in the series "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History" with Dr. Nancy Cott.
photo by Mona Youssef
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When America Leaves: Protecting Women and Girls in Afghanistan through Education

October 19, 2012 // 9:00am10:00am
Sherjan talks about her decades of work ensuring the education of women and girls in Afghanistan, including under the Taliban regime when she ran underground schools. She also discusses the serious challenges that remain in educating women and girls and explains how Americans can protect their investment in the country by continuing to advance educational opportunities for all Afghans.

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