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April 18, 2012   /  By Gihane Askar

This event was not only MENA BWN’s first forum, but also one of a kind for the region. The emphasis was on the participants and their potential — not the speakers or even the forum’s patron, H. E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade. Gihane Askar of the Vital Voices MENA team reflects on the MENA Businesswomen's Forum, held recently in Dubai. Read More


April 15, 2012   /  By Alyse Nelson, President and CEO

Reflections from Alyse Nelson at the MENA Businesswomen's Forum in Dubai: "These women are not waiting for peace or democratization — they are producing the future they imagine for their families and countries — through their companies." Read More


April 11, 2012

Vital Voices affirms the votes of confidence bestowed onto Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala during her candidacy for World Bank President.  Read More


April 10, 2012   /  By Shonali Banerjee

On Saturday April 7, 2012, Vice President Joyce Banda was sworn in as President of Malawi, making her the second woman in history to hold this post in an African country.  Read More



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SO much wisdom! It was an absolute honor having you, @merinobeatriz!

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@susannenewton @merinobeatriz We agree -- she's wonderful, and we loved having her insight!

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