International Adoption: Fixing Local and Foreign Orphanages

At a breakfast discussion, International Adoption and the Global Orphan Crisis, co-hosted by The Daily Beast and Urban Zen, attendees listened to a question session with Tina Brown and Dr. Jane Aronson, an orphan advocate, followed by a panel discussion. Afterward, the entire room offered solutions to the issues facing the 163 million orphans around the world.

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Dr. Jane Aronson, CEO and founder of Worldwide Orphans Foundation, in conversation with Tina Brown, editor in chief of The Daily Beast, at the Women in the World Salon Series breakfast on the topic of Forgotten Children: International Adoption and the Global Orphan Crisis held at Urban Zen in Manhattan, NY on November 17, 2010.

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Deborah-Lee Furness, actress, with husband and actor Hugh Jackman, and fashion designer Vera Wang.

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The Daily Beast's Tina Brown greets guests.

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A panel speaks at the Women in the World Salon Series breakfast on the topic of Forgotten Children: International Adoption and the Global Orphan Crisis.

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Filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem speaks on a panel at the Women in the World Salon Series breakfast to discuss the topic Forgotten Children: International Adoption and the Global Orphan Crisis.

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Guests at the Women in the World Salon Series breakfast discuss the topic Forgotten Children: International Adoption and the Global Orphan Crisis.

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Madeline Nelson-Small of Urban Zen addresses guests.

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Actress Nia Vardalos speaks with Dr. Jane Aronson and guests.

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Actress Alfre Woodard shares action steps for combating the global orphan crisis.

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Actress Isabella Rossellini speaks with guests.

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Nightline anchor and panel moderator Cynthia McFadden.

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Dr. Jane Aronson, CEO and founder of Worldwide Orphans Foundation, leads a table discussion about combating the global orphan crisis.

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Deborah-Lee Furness, Hugh Jackman, Tina Brown, Dr. Jane Aronson, and Cynthia McFadden.