Breaking Barriers: A Conversation with Women Leaders Advancing Political, Social and Economic Change

 

Vital Voices, the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Bernstein Family Foundation

invite you to

Breaking Barriers:
A Conversation with Women Leaders Advancing Political, Social and Economic Change 

  
Tep Vanny Sandra Gomes Melo Manal Yaish Zraiq

Whether fighting to secure land rights in Cambodia, safeguarding human rights in Brazil, or advancing economic development in Palestine, the 2013 honorees of the annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards share the common drive to affect change within their communities. This conversation will reflect the unique perspective of these women leaders on working with government and civil society, and the importance of an enabling environment that supports their work.

 

This event will feature the following speakers:

Sandra Gomes Melo 

Human Rights Award Winner | BRAZIL

Tep Vanny

Leadership in Public Life Award Winner | CAMBODIA

Manal Yaish Zraiq

Economic Empowerment Award Winner | PALESTINE

Alyse Nelson

Vital Voices Global Partnership

Kathleen Kuehnast, Moderator

Center for Gender & Peacebuilding, U.S. Institute of Peace 



April 4, 2013


8:30 am Coffee and Tea

9:00 am Panel Discussion  


U.S. Institute of Peace

2301 Constitution Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20037 | Directions


This event will be webcast live beginning at 9:00am EDT on April 4, 2013 at www.usip.org/webcast


Vital Voices is grateful for the generous support from the Bernstein Family Foundation and its sponsorship of this event.
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