Event (online): Take part in the Population Reference Bureau’s upcoming Discuss Online “Helping Girls Attain Self-Worth and Self-Sufficiency”

When: Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 1–2 p.m. (EDT) (GMT -5) Who: Wendy Baldwin, Vice President and Director of the Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program, Population Council Where: Go to http://discuss.prb.org. You may submit questions in advance and during the discussion. A full transcript of the questions and answers will be posted after the discussion. About: >> Read more

Event (DC): An International Forum in Support of The Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Program & The Academy for Educational Development “Advancing the Cairo Agenda: Entrepreneurship, Education and Gender Equality in the Muslim World” Wednesday, April 28, 2010 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. (to be followed by a reception from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.) Academy Hall, Academy for Educational Development 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor >> Read more

Event (Ottawa): International Workshop on Gender Training

joint collaboration involving Gender Equality Incorporated and Mosaic International, Inc. July 19 - 23, 2010 Why You Should Attend? Organizations, programmes and projects are increasingly being asked to develop gender equality policies and strategies that seek to provide women and men with equal opportunities and ensure that there interventions are gender-sensitive or at the very >> Read more

Event (NY): “Who feeds the world In 2010 and beyond? Rural women as agents of change and champions of global food security”

Global preparatory meeting for the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review on “Who feeds the world In 2010 and beyond? Rural women as agents of change and champions of global food security” Thursday, 22 April 2010, 10.00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. United Nations Headquarters, New York ECOSOC Chamber (North Lawn Building) Tentative Programme Presentation of 3-minute video >> Read more

Event (DC): Engendering Agricultural Research

IFPRI is pleased to announce a joint seminar with the World Bank and IFAD titled "Engendering Agricultural Research” Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Ph.D.Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Thursday, April 29th 2010 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Conference Room 5A – 5th floor 2033 K Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20006 ** Brown Bag Format ** RSVP to B.Pereira@cgiar.org Abstract: >> Read more

Event: (DC) Women Deliver Conference June 7-9 2010

Women Deliver 2010, a global conference, will be held in Washington DC on June 7-9, 2010. The theme of the conference is: "Delivering solutions for girls and women," and we plan to focus on political, economic, social/cultural, and technological solutions. This global meeting will expand on Women Deliver's hallmark of inclusivity, reaching out to new >> Read more

Event (DC): Global Youth Enterprise & Livelihoods Development Conference

Making Cents International's 2010 Global Youth Enterprise & Livelihoods Development Conference September 15-16, 2010 Hosted by The Inter-American Development Bank Conference Center 1350 New York Ave., NW Washington, DC 20577 After an extensive global consultation with stakeholders in this field, the following themes have been identified as priority areas for the field this year and >> Read more

Event: Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting special focus on women and girls

Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting, Sept 21-23 2010 In 2009, the Annual Meeting had a special focus on girls and women, and in 2010 the topic will be elevated into its own Action Area. Subtopics may include Women and Entrepreneurship; Access to Education for Adolescent Girls; Maternal Health; Women-led Approaches to Climate Change Advocacy and >> Read more

Event (DC): Expanding Stigma-Reduction Strategies to Strengthen HIV Programs: The Case of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

Don't miss ICRW's next Insight to Action seminar, Wednesday, March 31, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m Reducing stigma and discrimination can dramatically improve the lives of people affected by HIV. With more than 33 million people living with the virus and an estimated 2.7 million new infections in 2008, the need for intensified action has >> Read more

Event Tonight: The Power of Girls’ Education in International Development

The Power of Girls’ Education in International Development Presented by the International Development Studies Program, GW Elliott School of International Affairs Thursday, April 1 6:00 – 8:00pm Room 505, Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St., NW Washington DC, 20052 Development practitioners, researchers, and donors are increasingly accepting the importance and power of girls’ >> Read more