Note: This webinar will follow Central European Summer Time (CEST) 9:00AM – 12:30PM.
According to the mapping done by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, there is a slow progression towards gender equality at the executive level. Women still face obstacles to participating in political life. Structural barriers through discriminatory laws and institutions still limit women’s options to run for office. Please join us in person or online on Wednesday October 12 2022, to discuss these and many other issues.
9 AM EST (15 CEST) Opening Remarks:
Pippa Norris, Professor, Professor, Harvard University
10 AM (16 CEST) Panel Discussion:
Monica Frassoni, frm Member of the European Parliament and President of the European Greens
Kate Onyejekwe, Director, JSI
Kari Pries, Counsellor, Inter Development Bank
Charmain Bogue, Executive Director, Women Campaign International
Moderator: Federiga Bindi, Senior Fellow, IWPR
11.30 AM (17.30 CEST): Closing Keynote Speech:
Neera Tanden, Senior Advisor to President Joe Biden
The conference is part of “The State of Women” research network, financed by the European Commission ERASMUS+ program. The event is jointly organized by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, American University’s Women & Politics Institute, and Women Campaign International.