A highlight of the AUW WPSP Institute was when the students presented their Action Plans to combat injustices towards women in their home countries.
In a year of some major successes for women — the Nobel Peace Prize, the commanding performances of Angela Merkel and Hillary Rodham Clinton, the end of men-first in the line of succession to the British throne — a new worldwide study concludes that women remain well behind men in two crucial areas: economic equality and political power.
Tall and tan, blond and flashy, the model Gisele Bündchen has been for most of the world the seductive image of today’s Brazilian women, strutting down fashion runways in Paris, Milan and New York, while her face graces scores of magazine covers. Now there’s a new image, a new face.
Top executives from Ernst and Young and the World Bank will attend. Campaign also has support o f Accenture, The Coca-Cola Company and Standard Chartered Bank
The Council of Women World Leaders is pleased to add President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo to the Council’s collective voice supporting women at the highest levels of government.
The Women in Public Service Project Joins Forces with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
The Wilson Center becomes the permanent home of the Women in Public Service Project, with Rangita de Silva de Alwis announced as Director of Women's Leadership Initiatives.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of Rangita de Silva de Alwis as director of its Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI).
Director of the Wilson Center's new Global Women's Leadership Initiative, Rangita del Silva de Alwis joined NPR's The Diane Rehm show to discuss efforts to empower women and change cultural attitudes among men and boys.
In collaboration with the U.S. State Department and the Seven Sisters women’s colleges, the Asian University for Women will host the Women in Public Service Summer Institute from August 1 to August 15, 2012.