Events

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.
Circle of Women at Yale Flyer

Girls + Education – in celebration of the UN’s International Day of the Girl

October 13, 2012 // 9:00am4:00pm
On October 13th, the Yale Chapter of Circle of Women in partnership with GWLI will host "Girls + Education" a conference at Yale University celebrating the UN's International Day of the Girl. The daylong program aims to reinvigorate and change the way participants think about women's issues.
Hasina Safi

Journey to Leadership: A Conversation with Afghan Women Changemakers

October 05, 2012 // 9:00am10:30am
The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative and the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center and Amnesty International USA are pleased to invite you to a conversation with two remarkable Afghan women change-makers who will discuss the many challenges—and opportunities—facing women in Afghanistan today.
photo by Mona Youssef
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Women after the Arab Awakening

October 02, 2012 // 8:15am1:00pm
The meeting "Women after the Arab Awakening" follows up on the May 14, 2012 meeting and publication on "Is the Arab Awakening Marginalizing Women?"
President of Kosovo

Women Leaders Respond to the United Nations General Assembly

September 24, 2012 // 6:00pm8:30pm
“Against the backdrop of the 67th U.N. General Assembly, when leaders gather together for high-level debate, our conversation highlights the critical importance of women leading and serving their communities and countries,” said Rangita de Silva de Alwis, director of the Women in Public Service Project and Women’s Leadership Initiatives at the Wilson Center.
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“MadCap May: Mistress of Myth, Men and Hope”

September 19, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm

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