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Maximizing Women’s Economic Leadership, Participation, and Impact in Africa

On September 19, 2017, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a panel discussion on “Maximizing Women’s Economic Leadership, Participation, and Impact in Africa” as part of the Brown Capital Management Africa Forum. Dr. Blair Ruble, Vice President for Programs at the Wilson Center, offered opening remarks, followed by a welcome from Mr. Eddie C. Brown, the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Brown Capital Management and Cabinet Member of the Wilson National Cabinet. The event featured five speakers: Mr.

Maternal and Women's Health, Two Years In: Measuring Progress Towards Meeting the SDGs

“The aspirations of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs are really high, and the data that will enable that have a long way to go,” said Rachel Snow from the United Nations Population Fund at a Wilson Center event on July 14, 2017.

MENA Women News Brief

The Middle East Program will send out the latest developments on women’s issues in the region on a bi-weekly basis.


August 1 - August 15, 2018



August 9: Sexually-Harassed Bahraini Women Only Themselves to Blame, Officials Imply

A U.S.-Mexico Women’s Business Council: Let’s Get Women to Drive the Bilateral Relationship

As we draw closer to an equal and inclusive society, women are increasingly influential, visible, and vocal in the political and economic life of their countries. It is vital to proactively incorporate this reality into international public policy.