Vital Voices Global Partnership is one of the most important American international, non-profit, non-governmental organizations that works with women leaders around the world in the areas of economic empowerment, women’s political participation, and human rights. In this talk, Alyse Nelson Co-Founder, President and CEO of Vital Voices will discuss emerging trends in women´s global leadership and the work of Vital Voices. She will share the stories of women leaders in the Vital Voices Global Network who are combating human trafficking, advocating for political rights, educating girls, ending child marriage and lifting communities out of poverty through social enterprise. She will share progress and setbacks for women over the past two decades, as well as the lessons in leadership she has learned along the way.
6:00 pm Introduction Ellyn Toscano, NYU Florence Executive Director
6.05 Vital Voices: Women and International Leadership Development Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership, USA