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Women’s Leadership in Times of Political Transitions: Some Lessons from Kyrgyzstan

On December 13, 2012, Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva , former President of the Kyrgyz Republic, and current head of "The Initiative of Roza Otunbayeva” International Foundation, gave a lecture on women's leadership in times of political transitions. President Otunbayeva was joined by The Honorable Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, and moderator and Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative at the Wilson Center, Dr. Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

Women’s Leadership in Times of Political Transitions: Some Lessons from Kyrgyzstan

“I’ve learned from personal experience that the best way to pass laws that guarantee the rights of everyone is to get women seats at the decision making table. Women’s leadership is especially critical during times of political transition,” said The Honorable Jane Harman , Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, in her opening remarks for Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva , former President of the Kyrgyz Republic, and current head of "The Initiative of Roza Otunbayeva” International Foundation. 

Geopolitics, States, and Networks in Central Eurasia

Authors and scholars Alexander Cooley and Alexander Kupatadze discuss their research into the interplay of geopolitics and local networks across Central Asia.

Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Summer Research Scholarships

Kennan Institute Title VIII Summer Research Fellowships

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