Presented by the Global Gender Forum. Sponsored by the George Washington University's Global Gender Program which is part of the Elliott School's Institute for Global and International Studies.
Co-sponsored by the National Democratic Institute.
Keynote Speaker: Mona Lena Krook Associate Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University "Electoral Quotas and Beyond: Strategies to Promote Women in Politics"
- Jennie Burnet, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Louisville “Gender Quotas & Women’s Representation in Rwanda: Is More Women Enough?”
- Megan Doherty, Program Manager for Middle East and North Africa, National Democratic Institute “Women's Political Participation in Libya: Quotas as a Key Strategy for States in Transition”
- Sara Mia Noguera, Chief of Studies and Projects Section, Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation, Secretariat for Political Affairs, Organization of American States “Can Election Observation be a Tool to Promote Women’s Political Participation?: the OAS experience in the Americas”
- Susannah Wellford Shakow, Chair and Founder, Running Start “The Importance of Starting Early”
Date & Time: Thursday, February 28, 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. (light lunch will be served following the event)
Location: 1957 E Street, NW, Lindner Commons, 6th Floor, Washington, D.C.