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POSTPONED - The Global Women Changemakers Summit: Reimagining Peace, Working Toward Justice

March 12, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Forum, 601 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027

Please join us for the opening keynote panel, Reimagining Peace, Working Toward Justice, held as part of the first Global Women Changemakers Summit on Thursday, March 12th, at Columbia University’s Forum. The Summit is presented by the Earth Institute's Women, Peace and Security program and Columbia University World Leaders Forum, and co-hosted by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, Peace Is Loud, and the Public Science Project.

This night of dialogue about transnational solidarity in the current global context will feature a keynote panel reflecting on politics, activism, and gender justice, as well as current challenges and opportunities for solidarity, movement building, and social change.

Under the visionary leadership of Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, the Women, Peace and Security program works with grassroots women peacebuilders to create opportunities that further our collective efforts to address some of the most critical peace and security issues of our time.

Speakers include:

Leymah Gbowee, Executive Director, Women, Peace & Security Program, Columbia University; 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, First Lady of Ekiti State, Nigeria; Co-Founder, African Women's Development Fund
Abena Busia, Ghana Ambassador to Brazil; Associate Professor, Rutgers University
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women
Madeleine Rees, Secretary General, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Monica Simpson, Executive Director, SisterSong

We gratefully acknowledge the SHMJRLEY Fund, founding sponsor of the first Global Women Changemakers Summit.

This is the opening event of the first Global Women Changemakers Summit. The Summit continues on March 13 and is open to the public. Get the agenda for the full summit and register.

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