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Gender 360 Summit for 2015 to target gender equality

May 07, 2015 —

For immediate release

Gender Summit

Thursday, June 11, 2015
8:45 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.
FHI 360 Conference Center
1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

Topic and speakers

The focus of the second annual summit will be how to achieve gender equality through harmonizing female empowerment and male engagement strategies, exploring the evidence base both for successful practices and lessons learned, and examining the role of donors in advancing gender integration.

The program features a keynote address by Ambassador Catherine M. Russell, Ambassador-At-Large for Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State. Other confirmed speakers include Susan Markham (U.S. Agency for International Development), Sally Gear (U.K. Department for International Development), Dr. Andrew Morrison (Inter-American Development Bank), Joan Libby-Hawk (United Nations Women and United Nations Global Compact), Theo Sowa (African Women’s Development Fund), Dr. Mary Ellsberg (Global Women’s Institute, George Washington University), Ritu Sharma (Sharma Solutions), Dr. Margaret Greene (GreeneWorks), Lori Michau (Raising Voices Uganda), Emily Esplen (Development Assistance Committee, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Judithe Registre (Plan International USA), Sumita Taneja (FHI 360 India) and Maryce Ramsey (FHI 360). View the full program.

Please RSVP by June 3, 2015. 
Register for live stream viewing here.
Video will be available after the event.



Gender 360 content

The 2015 Gender 360 Summit will build on the 2014 summit’s robust conversations with 250 participants from more than 95 organizations.

Join the conversation

Use the hashtag #Gender360Summit on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Instagram to share your thoughts, questions and pictures. Throughout the event, FHI 360 will feature tweets, pictures and information.

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