Events

Events

Mahnaz Afkhami is frequently engaged as a speaker on a range of topics, including human rights, participatory leadership, women and peace, women’s political participation, the global women’s movements, and the fight for women’s rights in Iran.

Women and Girls Rising: Progress and Resistance Around the World

Time: 3-4 pm Location: Wilson Center, Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20004  Description: The Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center will host the event “Women and Girls Rising: Progress and Resistance Around the World.” The event will be moderated by Foreign Policy Correspondent Indira Lakshmanan. Opening remarks will …


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International Conventions on Women– Successes or Failure?

Location: The World Bank, Washington DC 20433  Description: What have been the successes and failures of United Nations Global Conferences over the past forty years? How has the debate and focus changed over time? What can be learnt from the past for the implementation of the SDGs? The Gender and Development Chapter of the 1818 …


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Lifetime Achievement Award Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans 2015

Time: 6:00 pm Location: Metropolitan Club in New York City  Description: Mahnaz Afkhami will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans’ Annual Gala at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The Gala will celebrate the PAAIA’s accomplishments over the past year, as well as honor three …


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The World We Seek: Reigniting the Dialogue on Human Security

Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm  Location: Kenney Auditorium (Johns Hopkins SAIS), 1740 Massachusetts Ave Washington, DC 20036  Description: The Women’s Learning Partnership and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies will present a day-long event examining and re-imagining the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the foundation for global security and sustainable development, …


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