2022 International Women's Day Conference Global Report on Women: Meeting the Challenges of War, Oppression, & Covid-19

March 8, 2022

About The Event

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg sponsored a conference featuring distinguished guest speakers to discuss the struggles and triumphs of women around the world. Issues discussed included: the plight of women in Turkey, the necessity of acknowledging the intersectional nature of solutions, and how equity within society can only be achieved by all members of society coming together for a better future. 

Peace is 64% less likely to fail when women are at the table

Our Speakers

Hafza Girdap

Executive Director of Advocates of Silenced Turkey Researcher, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Stony Brook University

Mary Kate Cowher

Soldier and Family Readiness Specialist and will provide an update on women in Ukraine

Gail Morgado

Director of the Office of Western Hemisphere and Europe/Eurasia Affairs in the State Department's Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)

Kathleen Kuehnast

Director for Gender Policy and Strategy at the US Institute of Peace

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