CANCELED DUE TO SNOW: Women at the Forefront of Political Change

  Vital Voices and the National Democratic Institute

invite you to

Women at the Forefront of Political Change
A discussion featuring


Laura Alonso

Marianne Ibrahim



Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Canceled Due to Weather


Vital Voices Global Partnership and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are co-hosting a panel discussion with two women leaders at the forefront of political change in their countries. Marianne Ibrahim is an Egyptian activist who has worked tirelessly to develop, disseminate and advocate for a women’s rights platform to be integrated into the new Egyptian government, and Laura Alonso is a national representative in Argentina who has committed her legislative career to increasing transparency and gender parity. They will share challenges and progress in a panel discussion.
About Vital Voices:
Vital Voices Global Partnership is a leading non-governmental organization that identifies, invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities. Founded by the Honorable Hillary Clinton in 1997, the organization trains and mentors women leaders as agents of transformative change in economic development, human rights and political participation. The Vital Voices Global Leadership Network includes more than 14,000 leaders representing 144 countries who have trained and mentored 500,000 additional women and girls in their communities.

About NDI:
The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI believes that equitable participation of women in politics and government is essential to building and sustaining democracy. The Institute is committed to working with women as partners and participants in NDI programs and activities. Our creative and wide-ranging programs engage women in legislatures, political parties and civil society as leaders, activists and informed citizens. These programs create an environment where women can advocate on matters of policy, run for political office, be elected, govern effectively, and participate meaningfully in every facet of civic and political life.
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