The U.S. Institute of Peace in partnership with the Vital Voices Global Partnership and the Bernstein Family Foundation hosted a panel event featuring the 2014 Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Honorees on Thursday, June 19th from 9:00 am to 11:00am.

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The U.S. Institute of Peace in partnership with the Vital Voices Global Partnership and the Bernstein Family Foundation hosted a panel event featuring the 2014 Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Honorees on Thursday, June 19th from 9:00 am to 11:00am.  These annual awards honor women leaders who are breaking barriers and building innovative solutions to achieve economic, social and political change around the world.

This program provided a forum to listen to the individual stories from each of the 2014 award recipients who include women from Iraq, Tanzania, India, and Guatemala.

Speakers

  • Claudia Paz y Paz
    2014 Leadership in Public Life Honoree | Guatemala
  • Suaad Allami
    2014 Fern Holland Honoree | Iraq
  • Priti Patkar
    2014 Human Rights Honoree | India
  • Victoria Kisyombe
    2014 Economic Empowerment Honoree | Tanzania
  • Susan Davis, Opening Remarks
    Chair of the Board, Vital Voices Global Partnership
  • Kathleen Kuehnast, Moderator
    Director, Gender & Peacebuilding Center, U.S. Institute of Peace

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