On Thursday, September 15, Meridian, ITVS, and CPB, celebrated the launch of the Council on Women’s Leadership and shared a special preview of the Women and Girls Lead campaign. The focus of the evening was to raise awareness about the role of women and girls around the world, with a particular emphasis on women as leaders and agents of change.
Guest panelists Patricia S. Harrison (President & CEO of CPB), Geena Davis (Actor and Founder, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media), Abigail Disney (Filmmaker, Women, War & Peace), and Ambassador Donald Steinberg (Deputy Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development) delved into many topics related to Women's Empowerment including women’s under and misrepresentation in American media and the lack of acknowledgment of women in international war and peace processes.
For a full recap of the event, click here >>
Plus, find highlights from the Women and Girls Lead event held on Tuesday at the 92nd Sreet Y in NYC, which was live blogged by BTB.
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