WPSP Delegate Lamaan Sabri Mejlli Appointed as Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister in Iraq

A delegate from the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) at the Global Women's Leadership Initiative (GWLI), Lamaan Sabri Mejlli, was recently appointed as the adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister in Iraq.

Woodrow Wilson and the Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reflection

On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment and sent it to the states for ratification. As the Wilson Center celebrates the centennial of Woodrow Wilson’s presidency, the Women in Public Service Project reflects on the advances made for women’s rights under the Wilson administration.
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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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Report from the WPSP Asian University for Women Institute in Bangladesh

The GWLI is proud to share the Report of the first Women in Public Service Project Institute outside of the U.S. at the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh.

Mentoring Session - Iraqi Delegates Combat Challenges to Reach New Heights after WPSP

On November 7, 2012, a mentoring call was held with the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Iraqi delegates. The conversation was moderated by WPSP Director, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, who asked each of the WPSP delegates to provide an update of their work since their time at WPSP’s Wellesley Institute.

Announcing the Report from the WPSP Learning Institute at Wellesley College

The Global Women's Leadership Initiative (GWLI) is proud to present the Report of the inaugural Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Learning Institute.

Building BRICS: Human Rights in Today’s Emerging Economic Powers

Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, Rangita de Silva de Alwis speaks at the UCLA School of School of Law’s Journal of International Affair symposium, “Building BRICS: Human Rights in Today’s Emerging Economic Power.”

Mentoring Session – First Lebanese Chapter Meeting of WPSP

The momentum of the mentoring calls has created regional and country chapters where former delegates meet with mentors on the ground. The first in-person meeting took place in Lebanon in November.