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 be made by Gwen Young, Director of the Women in Public Service Project. The panelists will include Mahnaz Afkhami, founder and President of the Women’s Learning Partnership; Ellen Chesler, Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and co-editor of the anthology Women and Girl Rising: Progress and resistance around the world; and Shad Begum, Reagan-Fascell Fellow with the National Endowment for Democracy and the founding director of the Association for Behavior and Knowledge Transformation. Copies of Women and Girls Rising: Progress and Resistance Around the World will be available.
An event write-up can be found here.