Third Annual Women in the World Summit

Women in the World describes itself as being “centered on first-person storytelling by trailblazing women from a broad spectrum of cultures. Over the course of three days, we showcase these fearless pioneers, inspire you to become involved, and encourage creative solutions to all the challenges that women face across the globe.”

The summit is taking place March 8-10 2012 at the David H. Koch Theater (Lincoln Center), Broadway and 63rd Street, New York.

Here’s tomorrow’s agenda in a nutshell:

9:00 AM TINA BROWN WELCOME

9:05 AM RESPONSIBILITY PROJECT: RIGHT TO PLAY 

9:10 AM A NEW DAWN FOR WORLD LEADERS

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC and Host.

• The Honorable Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO, Woodrow Wilson Center
• President Atifete Jahjaga, President, Republic of Kosovo
• Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership
• Kah Walla, CEO, STRATEGIES!, and President, Cameroon People’s Party
• Margot Wallstrom, Chair, The Council of Women World Leaders Ministerial Initiative;

9:45 AM AFRICA: BAGGING HUNGER

Lauren Bush Lauren, interviewed by: Alex Witt, MSNBC Anchor.

9:55 AM MAKING JUSTICE REAL IN THE WORLD

Moderator: Cynthia McFadden, Coanchor, ABC News’ Nightline

• Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, California
• Maya L. Harris, Vice President for Democracy, Rights and Justice, Ford Foundation

10:20 AM TOPPLING TRADITION

Moderator: Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize–winning Journalist, President, TripleEdge.

• Imam Demba Diawara, Village Chief of Keur Simbara, Senegal; Human Rights Activist.
• Molly Melching, Founder and Executive Director, Tostan
• Abdoulie Sidibeh, Tostan Community Empowerment Program Participant.

GIRLS IN THE WORLD

Introduced by: Juju Chang, Correspondent, ABC News Nightline

11:15 AM WOMEN IN THE WORLD ON CAMPUS

Interviewed by: Juju Chang, Correspondent, ABC News Nightline

• Kim Azzarelli, President, Women in the World Foundation

11:20 AM MOTHERS OF INVENTION: TALIA LEMAN and RANDOMKID.ORG 

Interviewed by: Jill Iscol, Ed. D., President, IF Hummingbird Foundation, and Author

• Talia Leman, CEO and Founder, RandomKid.org

11:30 AM THE DIGITAL LIVES OF GIRLS

Moderator: Chelsea Clinton, Board Member, Clinton Foundation

• Noorjahan Akbar, Cofounder and Member, Young Women for Change
• Shelby Knox, Director of Women’s Rights Organizing, Change.org
• Crystal Ogar, Activist and Blogger, SPARK Summit
• Emily-Anne Rigal, Founder and Director, WeStopHate.org
• Julie Zeilinger, Founder and Editor, The FBomb (TheFBomb.org)

11:55 AM MOTHERS OF INVENTION: PRINCIPAL ASENATH ANDREWS and THE CATHERINE FERGUSON ACADEMY

Interviewed by: Renée Montagne, Co-Host, NPR’s Morning Edition

• G. Asenath Andrews, Founding Principal, Catherine Ferguson Academy, Detroit, MI
• Tiffini Baldwin, Catherine Ferguson Academy Graduate
• Ashley Rodgers
, Catherine Ferguson Academy Graduate

12:05 PM GIRLS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

Moderator: JuJu Chang, Correspondent, ABC News Nightline

• Sarah Brown, CEO, Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown, and President, PiggyBankKids
• Shelly Esque, Vice President, Global Affairs, Intel; President, Intel Foundation
• Dr. Ida Betty OdingaMGH

12:25 PM SUMA’S SONG

Moderator: Juju Chang, Correspondent, ABC News Nightline

• Richard Robbins, Director, 10×10 Film
• Suma Tharu, Room to Read Girls’ Education Program Scholar

12:35 PM BURMA: A DOOR OPENS

Moderator: Tina Brown, Editor in Chief, Newsweek & The Daily Beast

•Zin Mar Aung, Democracy Activist
•Peter Popham, Author, The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi
•Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues

12:55 PM A TRIBUTE BY MERYL STREEP

1:05 PM SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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