Elizabeth Stites attends Women, Peace, and Security Program launch symposium

October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Program officially launched on October 27, 2017 at Columbia University. Feinstein’s Elizabeth Stites attended the conference along with other scholars, activists, and policymakers to explore the global, intersectional women, peace and security agenda. Speakers at the event included:

  • Elena Ambrosi, Peace and Victims’ Rights Protection Delegate, General Inspector, Republic of Colombia
  • Leymah Gbowee, WPS Executive Program Director and 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate
  • Allison Julien, Dorthy Bolden Fellow/ We Dream in Black Organizer, National Domestic Workers’ Alliance
  • Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City, Founder of Cities Thrive Coalition
  • Alaa Murabit, Phase Minus One Executive Director, UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment and Economic Growth, and Global Sustainable Goals Advocate
  • Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women
  • Joni Seager, Goldman Distinguished Professor, Global Studies, Bentley University
  • Gloria Steinem, Writer, Lecturer, Political Activist, and Feminist Organizer

To view the event page click here.

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