United States Diplomacy Center

Women's History Month Education Forum

 

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In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day 2010

the U.S. Diplomacy Center and the Office of Global Women's Issues

U.S. Department of State

hosted a Public Education Forum featuring inspirational personal stories of newly elected female local government leaders of Iraq.  Extraordinary paintings by Iraqi women artists were also featured.

Attendees discussed how Iraqi women contribute their political and artistic skills to the world of diplomacy.

PROGRAM:

Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Samir Sumaidaie, Iraqi Ambassador to the United States
Panelists comprised of Iraqi women recently elected to their provincial councils
Moderated by Aaron Snipe, Foreign Service Officer, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

DATE, TIME, LOCATION:

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
3:00 to 5:00 pm
George C. Marshall Conference Center, U.S. Department of State

Program and Bios:

View the forum program
View the list of bios of all Iraqi provincial council members

Reception following the forum was graciously sponored by Newport Global Group, Ltd.

Please contact Lauren Fischer (202-736-9044) with further questions regarding the Forum.

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