Women and Girls Rising Conference

On September 11-12, the Roosevelt Institute hosted the Women and Girls Rising Conference in NYC. Hundreds of activists, policy makers, and scholars gathered to reflect on progress since the Beijing conference on women and to chart a new path forward for women's human rights. Here are the highlights.

  1. Relive the Women and Girls Rising Conference. 
  2. Day 1: Learning From and Building on the Past
  3. Welcome from Felicia Wong
  4. Remarks by Gloria Steinem
  5. Opening Panel with John Podesta, Babatunde Osotimehin, and Lakshmi Puri
  6. Keynote: The Honorable Jan Eliasson
  7. Integrating Women into Global Development
  8. How Global Conferences Have Mattered to Realizing Women’s Human Rights
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