A Woman’s Work: Gender and the World of Work

In connection with International Women’s Day, please join the Just Jobs Network and the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry for a conversation on women in the work force.

The event will focus on how closing the gender gap in labor market participation and in political and corporate leadership will improve work-life balance and support diverse and productive economies around the world. The discussion will explore the challenges and opportunities women face in entering, thriving and moving up in the world of work.

Working Women for a Productive Workforce 


Thursday March 8, 2012

10:30am – 12:00pm 


1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor 

Washington, DC


Tune into the livestream and follow the conversation on Twitter with #CAPwomen


Opening remarks:
Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

Featured speakers:
Rikke Lind, the Norwegian Deputy Minister from the Ministry of Trade and Industry 

Amy Dacey, Executive Director, EMILY’s List

 Maria Peña, Senior Director of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Vital Voices

Moderated by:
Sabina Dewan, Director of Globalization and International Employment, Center for American Progress

RSVP for this event
For more information, call 202-682-1611 

Mar 11