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Conference: Women and the Changing Global Outlook

May 8, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the British Embassy and National Geographic Society for the Second Women’s Empowerment Conference, which will explore key issues related to women in Africa as identified by the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goal 3 to promote gender equality and empower women. This year’s theme is “Women and the Changing Global Outlook.”

The event has a powerful lineup of speakers, including:

  • Baroness Valerie Amos of Great Britain
  • Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai
  • CARE Ambassador and philanthropist Sheila Johnson
  • Ambassador Amina Salum Ali of the African Union
  • Emmy Award Winner Tracey Neale
  • FPIF Co-Director Emira Woods

And many more. This FREE conference promises to be an enlightening and inspiring event that will help to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women in Africa.

Register at or call (202) 518-7523.


May 8, 2009
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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National Geographic Society (GHG Auditorium)
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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