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03.08.10

Women in the World Agenda

See the tick-tock for our entire three-day summit, from panel discussions to interviews and performances.

See the tick-tock for our entire three-day summit, from panel discussions to interviews and performances. Plus: Click here for photos and bios of every speaker and performer.

Friday, March 12th

5:00 PM

WELCOME

Tina Brown, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast
Diane von Furstenberg CEO and Founder of DVF Studio and President of CFDA
Kathy Bushkin Calvin, CEO, United Nations Foundation
Susan Davis, Chair of the Board, Vital Voices Global Partnership

5:10 PM

ON THE BRINK: WOMEN IN AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

Ching Eikenberry, Strategic Communication Coordinator, Development Outreach Communication, USAID /Afghanistan
Andeisha Farid, Founder, AFCECO, and graduate of Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women
Suraya Pakzad, Executive Director, Voice of Women
Gayle Lemmon, Journalist and Book Author
Fatima Bhutto, Pakistan Correspondent for The Daily Beast, Book Author and Activist
• Moderated by Frances Townsend, Corporate Partner, Baker Botts LLP and former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

6:25 PM

SHORT FILM PRESENTATION: GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 WOMEN

• Presented by Dina Powell, Global Head of Corporate Engagement, Goldman Sachs

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7:00 PM

DINNER AND CONVERSATION

• Remarks by Melanne Verveer; U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, on "The Unfinished Beijing Agenda"

8:30 PM

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON INTRODUCES A READING OF THE PLAY SEVEN By Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith, Susan Yankowitz

• Reading directed by Julie Taymor, director of Theater, Opera, and Film
• Performances by Meryl Streep, Marcia Gay Harden, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Stephanie Okereke, Archie Panjabi, Julyana Soelistyo, Lauren Vélez
• Presented by HP

REMARKS

Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership

CONVERSATION

• Led by Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues

Saturday, March 13th

8:00 AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30 AM

GUATEMALA: SOUL OF THE EARTH

Maria Pacheco, Member, Vital Voices Global Advisory Council, announces an illuminating learning expedition to meet the women of Guatemala and collaborate with Central American leaders.

8:35 AM

RAPE AS A WEAPON OF WAR

Dr. Denis Mukwege, Founder, The Panzi Hospital of Bukavu
Annie Rashidi-Mulumba, Consultant on Human Rights for the United Nations in Cameroon, native of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Leymah Gbowee, Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network Africa
• Moderated by Christiane Amanpour, CNN Chief International Correspondent & Host of Amanpour

9:25 AM

WOMEN IN THE WORLD INTERVIEW: MADELEINE ALBRIGHT

Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group
• Interviewed by Barbara Walters, ABC News Correspondent and Creator, Executive Producer and Co-Host of The View

10:05 AM

BREAK

10:30 AM

THE HEART OF HAITI: IN MEMORIAM

• Performance by Haitian Singer/Songwriter Emeline Michel

10:35 AM

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MODERN SLAVERY

Luis CdeBaca, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Dao Tuyet Lien, Businesswoman and Former Trafficking Victim
Sunitha Krishnan, Chief Functionary, Prajwala
Shoma Chaudhury, Managing Editor, Tehelka
• Tribute to Sohini Chakraborty, Dance Activist and Founder of Kolkata Sanved, and Somaly Mam, Founder of AFESIP
• Moderated by Tina Brown

11:45 AM

YES MADAM, SIR: KIRAN BEDI

• Featuring Kiran Bedi, India’s first and highest-ranking woman in the leadership ranks of the Indian police service
• Interviewed by Marie Brenner, Author and Writer-at-Large for Vanity Fair

12:10 PM

CONVERSATION AND LUNCH HOSTED BY BANK OF AMERICA

• Introduction by Sallie Krawcheck, President of Global Wealth & Investment Management for Bank of America
Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economy, Industry & Employment, on the “Happiness Report,” commissioned by President Nicolas Sarkozy
• Interviewed by Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times Columnist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

2:15 PM

CHANGING THE EQUATION: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN CHANGE WOMEN’S LIVES

Ann Livermore, Executive Vice President, HP Enterprise Business
Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
• Moderated by Mika Brzezinski, Co-host, Morning Joe and MSNBC Anchor

2:45 PM

TWO WOMEN IN CHINA

Wei Christianson, CEO, Morgan Stanley China
Anchee Min, Bestselling Memoirist and Novelist, Author of Red Azalea and Becoming Madame Mao
             --Moderated by Jane Spencer, Managing Editor, The Daily Beast

3:35 PM

BREAK

4:00 PM

THE LIVES OF GIRLS

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in conversation with Katie Couric, Anchor and Managing Editor, CBS Evening News
Kakenya Ntaiya, Founder, The Kakenya Center for Excellence
Kathy Bushkin Calvin, CEO, United Nations Foundation
Helen Amdemikael, Assistant Representative for the United Nations Foundation Populations Fund, Ethiopia
Donnady, Girl's Rights Advocate, Plan International
Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva, NPR’s The Kitchen Sisters
Performance by the Brooklyn Jazzy Jumpers and the Dynamic Diplomats of Double Dutch

4:50 PM

TOPPLING TRADITIONS

Edna Adan Ismail, Maternal and Child Health Activist and former Foreign Affairs Minister of Somaliland
Molly Melching, Founder and Executive Director, Tostan International
Marietou Diarra, Tostan Participant and Human-Rights Activist
Maria Otero, U.S. Undersecretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
• Moderated by Diane Sawyer, ABC News Anchor

5:40 PM

WOMEN ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

• A tribute to the thousands of women meeting on bridges all over the world, presented by Women for Women International founder Zainab Salbi
• Finale by Sistas of the Flame, Founder and Director Jeff Bolding

8:00 PM

DVF AWARDS DINNER

Diane von Furstenberg hosts an awards ceremony dinner at the United Nations, honoring four women who are using their vision, resources, and commitment to transform lives

Sunday, March 14th – SOLUTIONS SUNDAY

9:00 AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:30 AM

CHANGEMAKERS AND INNOVATORS:
WOMEN|TOOLS|TECHNOLOGY

• Featuring Katherine Lucey of Solar Sister, a startup NGO that is lighting Uganda one lantern and one woman at time. (Solar Sister is a contestant in Ashoka's "Women|Tools|Technology Challenge")
Lorie D. Jackson, Director, Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative, ExxonMobil
Katherine Lucey, Founder and Executive Director, Solar Sister
• Hosted by Juju Chang, News Anchor, Good Morning America

9:45 AM

WOMEN IN THE WORLD INTERVIEW: VALERIE JARRETT

• Featuring Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama
• Interviewed by Lesley Stahl, Correspondent, 60 Minutes

10:30 AM

BREAK

10:50 AM

PATIENT CAPITAL FOR AN IMPATIENT WORLD: THE BLUE SWEATER

• Conversation with Author Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder, Acumen Fund
• Interviewed by Campbell Brown, Anchor, Campbell Brown, CNN

11:15 AM

REINVENTING AID

Diana Taylor, Managing Director, Wolfensohn & Co.
Dambisa Moyo, Economist and Author of Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa
Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder, Acumen Fund
• Moderated by Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations

12:00 PM

SEIZE THE SPOTLIGHT, HARNESS THE POWER!

Nora Ephron, Director, Author, Screenwriter
Susan Lyne, CEO, Gilt Groupe
Victoria Jackson, Cosmetics Entrepreneur and Founder of The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation
Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research & Development, Institute for the Future
Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, President of TripleEdge, and Co-Author of Half The Sky
Lauren Zalaznick, President, NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks
• Moderated by Tina Brown

1:00 PM

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