This 50/50 Day, the Women in Public Service Project hosted a conversation about the policies and best practices government leaders can use to drive gender parity within their countries and around the world. A panel of global voices discussed challenges and opportunities in transforming commitment into action for a more equal world.

Speakers (listed in order of appearance)

Gwen K. Young, Director, Women in Public Service Project, Wilson Center

Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs 

Pelle Sjoenell, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer Bartle Bogle Hegarty 

Jessica Leslie, Director of Programs, Human Rights, Vital Voices Global Partnership

Kirsten Hillman, Deputy Ambassador of Canada to the United States