CWGL Hosts Dr. Natalia Kanem for event:Transforming our Future: Human Rights, Equality, and Peace

Written by  Alexa Russo (Research Assistant) Photographed by Sarah Ragsdale (Communications Intern)   On April 2nd, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) had the opportunity to host Dr. Natalia Kanem, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at...

CWGL at CSW62

As it is for many of our friends in the women's rights community, this year's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was a whirlwind of feminist energy. With a growing team and program initiatives, the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) had the opportunity to hold and take part in...

CWGL Welcomes Past and Present Special Rapporteurs on Violence Against Women in Conversation with...

                                  Written by Melanie Hung, Program Intern   The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) had the pleasure of hosting the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women (UN SRVAW), Dubravka Šimonović, to discuss her individual mandate under the Human Rights Council, the relevance to the lives of...

Engage in the conversation: Moving Forward: Defending Civil Liberties and Human Rights.

In April, CWGL Faculty Director, Radhika Balakrishnan brought together Margaret Huang (Executive Director, Amnesty USA), Anthony Romero (Executive Director, ACLU) and Vince Warren (Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights) to engage in the conversation: Moving Forward: Defending Civil...

This summer, we had two dynamic and inspiring women join us as Mandela Fellows.

This summer, we had two dynamic and inspiring women join us as Mandela Fellows. We welcomed Josephine Nkrurunziza (Rwanda), a gender and accountability specialist with experience in program management of girls' and women's issues, and Ayanda Simangele (Swaziland), a champion of equal rights in...

CWGL had the pleasure of hosting former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

CWGL had the pleasure of hosting former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for a luncheon in April to discuss feminist political leadership during a rising conservative climate. The dialogue took place among an audience of feminist human rights leaders who engaged with Ms. Rousseff on issues...
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