Gender Equality

Internships with the Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program is seeking interns to:

  • Write for our award-winning blog, New Security Beat
  • Network with leading experts in the environment, development, and security field
  • Work closely with the friendly, dynamic “Green Team” at the Wilson Center

Assignments may include:

President Atifete Jahjaga

The Council of Women World Leaders is pleased to add President Jahjaga of Kosovo to the Council’s collective voice supporting women at the highest levels of government. She became the Council's 47th member on February 22, 2012. She is the first female president of Kosovo.

President Jahjaga’s biography, as originally displayed on the official website of the government of Kosovo:

President Atifete Jahjaga was born on the 20th of April 1975 in Rashkoc – Gjakova

Women in the World Summit 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reflections on Women in the Arab Spring: Women’s Voices from Around the World

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012, the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center asked a cross-section of women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the United States, and other countries to reflect on how women have fared in the Arab Spring.

 

Reflections on Women in the Arab Spring: Women’s Voices from Around the World

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012, the Middle East Program asked a cross-section of women in the MENA region, the United States, and other countries to reflect on how women have fared in the Arab Spring.

This publication was also featured in Isobel Coleman's blog and the Atlantic.

Addressing the Evolving Needs of Haiti’s Women and Children Two Years After the Earthquake

Please join the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Global Health Council, Management Sciences for Health, Population Services International, and United Nations Population Fund for an event in commemoration of the two year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti.

This event will be aimed at highlighting the progress in health for women and children in Haiti since the disaster occurred and communicate how Haitian and U.S. governments, multilateral organizations, and civil society are continuing to work together to build a healthier future for women and children.

Closing the Gender Gap: Women Leaders as a 'Force Multiplier' in Politics, Business

If you look at the world's population through the lens of gender, you will find an approximate 50-50 split between men and women. But when it comes to presidents, prime ministers, and other heads of state, a significant gender gap is uncovered. For 15 years, The Council of Women World Leaders has been at the forefront in fostering a dialogue on gender issues. The Council is a network of current and former women prime ministers and presidents.

Women Leaders and Emerging Leaders: A Force Multiplier

As the Council of Women World Leaders celebrates its 15th anniversary and a move to The Wilson Center, Finnish President Tarja Halonen, former Irish President Mary Robinson, and U.N. Special Representative Margot Wallstrom share their stories for the next generation.

 

Paving a Way for Women in Brazil

NEW YORK — 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.

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