Events

The Program runs a Gender and International Affairs Speaker Series to host scholars, activists and practitioners to speak on their research, campaigns and policy developments related to gender and gender equality. We aim to host as wide a range of speakers as possible on issues that relate to gender, social justice and human rights in international affairs. The seminars are open to all. 



UN Chamber

The Nomination and Election Process of the Next UN Secretary-General

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

As the time to elect a new UN Secretary-General nears, there is a growing demand from UN member states not only to make the process more transparent and inclus

Valentine's Art Fest and Pizza Party

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The theme of the event was love.

Tall as the Baobab Tree Flim Screening

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

The Global Gender Program and the Africa Working Group presented "Tall as the Baobab Tree". 
 

Girl with Tractor

International Forum on Women's Food Leadership in the Global South

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

This two-day event convened over 30 speakers including successful, award-winning, 

Documentaries of Rape: India and U.S. Campuses

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

graphic: background - Refugees and Thai Military Peacekeepers in Southern Sudan; text overlay - Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers

Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:00am to Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 5:00pm

This two-day conference addresses the emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to marginalized populations, use of cutting-edge technology in emergencies, and engagement of loca

What Works? Promoting Gender Equality and the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in Military Operations

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 10:00am

The year 2015, marks the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 which established the women in peace and security agenda. 

Women’s Empowerment and Equality: Challenges, Progress, and Opportunities

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 12:00pm

The conference consisted of a series of panels on advancing the gender equality agenda. Twelve guest speakers were brought in to present on their work or research tied to gender and development.

Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan and the United States

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 8:30am

This video conference connected GW with Lahore College Women's University (LCWU) in Lahore, Pakistan, for a live discussion between faculty and students at both universities.

2014 Global Gender Forum Events

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 8:00am

2013 Global Gender Forum Events

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 8:00am to Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 11:00pm

2012 Global Gender Forum Events

Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 8:00am to Monday, December 31, 2012 - 11:00pm