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Countering Domestic Violence: A Talk with Leslie Morgan Steiner

This is part of the U.S. Embassy Rome’s Transatlantic Thursday series. The U.S. Embassy Rome is partners with the Wilson Center's 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Date & Time

Dec. 3, 2020
9:00am – 10:00am ET
This event will be webcast live

Countering Domestic Violence: A Talk with Leslie Morgan Steiner

U.S. Embassy Rome’s Transatlantic Thursday series will focus on Countering Domestic Violence during the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.  The program features an inspirational talk with activist Leslie Morgan Steiner. Steiner is an author, consultant and thought leader on women’s leadership, inspirational parenting, overcoming adversity and surviving violence against women. She is the author of the book, Crazy Love, about her marriage to an abusive man. Steiner corrects common misconceptions about victims of domestic violence, and explains how we can all help break the silence.

The program also features presentations by Di.Re in Rome and the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC.

A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.

The program is livestreamed on the U.S. Embassy’s YouTube channel ( or Facebook page (

This program will be conducted in English with simultaneous translation into Italian.

Hosted By

Latin American Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more

Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more