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WOMEN IN THE WORLD SUMMIT 4/ 3-5 /14 *nyc

4/3-5/14

We are overjoyed that this Summit is now entering its 5th Year!

We strongly believe in the value of establishing progressive institutions of growth and the annual event serves to magnify the positive efforts of women to achieve a global visibility and spotlight those issues and concerns that need our voice.

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WOMEN IN THE WORLD: Stories + Solutions

Presented by Tina Brown LIVE Media

PURCHASE TICKETS

PURCHASE 3 DAY PASS

WOMEN IN THE WORLD WEBSITE

4.03.14 – 4.05.14
CALL THE TICKET HOTLINE AT 212-496-0600 TO PURCHASE BY PHONE.

Join us for a powerful and exciting summit centered on live journalistic storytelling with inspiring women and men from around the world sharing their true stories of courage, resilience, and determination for progress. Featuring CEOs, industry icons, and world leaders, as well as artists, grassroots activists, and firebrand dissidents, the 3-day event makes vivid the stories of the courageous and intelligent women who are taking on the status quo in their native countries, leading peace movements in the face of war and conflict, and shattering glass ceilings in every sector.

PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE: Meryl Streep, The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde, Tina Brown, Ambassador Samanatha Power, Cecile Richards, President Jimmy Carter, Rashida Jones, Senator Susan Collins, Katie Couric, Amb. Melanne Verveer, Sarah Silverman, Laurene Powell Jobs, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Diane von Furstenberg, Norah O’Donnell, Mellody Hobson, Thomas L. Friedman, Amb. Anne Patterson, Cynthia McFadden, Sheila Nevins, Alyse Nelson, Barbara Bush, Lesley Stahl, America Ferrera, Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Zainab Salbi, Soledad O’Brien, Amb. Deborah Jones, Susan Silverman, Sally Hazelgrove, Maya L. Harris, Lauren Shweder Biel, Anna Stork, Andrea Sreshta and many more to be announced

SUMMIT SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014

THE DAVID H. KOCH THEATER
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

OPENING PERFORMANCE

TINA BROWN WELCOME
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media

CO-HOSTS: “THE WOMAN I’M HERE FOR”

Adele Ambrose, Chief Communications Officer, Merck
Barbara Bush
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CEO and Cofounder, Global Health Corps
Maya L. Harris, Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, U.N. Women
Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, CEO, SOC Films
Laurene Powell Jobs, Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective
Meryl Streep, Actress
Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Diane von Furstenberg, Founder and Co-Chairman, DVF Studio LLC

MERYL STREEP: GIVING VOICE

SYRIA: VOICES FROM THE INFERNO
Eyewitnesses to Syria’s conflagration provide personal accounts of the chemical attacks and barrel bombs. They are joined by David Miliband, who brings firsthand experience of the refugee crisis.

Loubna Mrie, Syrian Photojournalist
Hiba Sawan, Syrian Field Activist
Rt. Hon. David Miliband, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee
MODERATED BY: Martha Raddatz, Chief Global Affairs Correspondent, ABC News

HERO WOMAN OF CONGO
Discussion with one of the most promising and charismatic future leaders of Congo.

Neema Namadamu, Founder and President, Synergy of Congolese Women’s Associations

SENNA ON THE RISE
How a girl from a harsh mountaintop in Peru was transformed by poetry.

Senna, Poet
Marie Arana, Author and Journalist

A CONVERSATION WITH HILLARY CLINTON AND CHRISTINE LAGARDE

The Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
MODERATED BY: Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times

9:00 PM – 10:15 PM
DELEGATE DINNER

WELCOME REMARKS
Anne Finucane, Global Strategy and Marketing Officer, Bank of America

FEATURED DINNER GUEST TO BE ANNOUNCED

FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
THE DAVID H. KOCH THEATER

WORLD ON FIRE
Unflinching first-person storytelling reveals how women are really faring three years after the onset of the Arab Spring.

Jehane Noujaim, Oscar-nominated Director of The Square
Fatma Riahi, Tunisian Theater Professor, Writer and Human-Rights Activist

AFTER THE GENOCIDE: RWANDA’S WOMEN TAKE CHARGE
Twenty years after genocide devastated their country, Rwanda’s women have achieved unprecedented power and influence in shaping the future.

Amb. Swanee Hunt, Former U.S. Ambassador to Austria, Founder and Chair, The Institute for Inclusive Security
Amb. Fatuma Ndangiza, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Governance Board
Oda Gasinzigwa, Minister of Gender and Family Promotion
Eugenie Mukeshimana, Founder and Executive Director, Genocide Survivors Support Network

THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD
Laurene Powell Jobs interviews author Amanda Ripley on the countries revolutionizing education, and what we can learn from them.

Amanda Ripley, Author, Emerson Collective Senior Fellow
Deborah Gist, Commissioner, Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Kim Pate, Student
MODERATED BY: Laurene Powell Jobs, Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective

EMPOWER WOMEN, RECHARGE THE WORLD
Presented by The Coca-Cola Company
How women entrepreneurs exponentially elevate the well-being of their families and communities.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, U.N. Women
Luis Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
Bessie Mogale, South African Owner, Tap Seo Trading Enterprise
MODERATED BY: Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

MOTHERS AGAINST EXTREMISM
Women around the world are joining forces to fight terrorism by disrupting the sinister radicalization of their children.

Dr. Edit Schlaffer, Founder and Executive Director, Women Without Borders/SAVE
Vicky Ibrahim, Campaigner and Mother of Imprisoned Terrorist
MODERATED BY: Cynthia McFadden, Co-Anchor, ABC News’ Nightline

HOW ELEANOR BECAME ELEANOR
Presented by Bank of America
Ken Burns previews his new documentary, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, with a revealing glimpse into the remarkably modern life and work of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Florentine Films
INTERVIEWED BY: Kathleen Parker, Syndicated columnist, The Washington Post

HIP, VOCAL, AND VEILED
How young women of Islam all over the world are defying stereotypes, finding their voices, and expressing their strength.

Layla Shaikley, Researcher, MIT Media Lab
Mahnaz Rezaie, Afghan Filmmaker and Photographer
Ibtihaj Muhammad, Fencer, USA National Team, Sports Ambassador, U.S. Department of State
MODERATED BY: Zainab Salbi, Author and Founder, Women for Women International and Nida’a AlNissa Productions

MOTHERS OF INVENTION: LUMINAID
Presented by Toyota
Designers Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta present their invention for disaster relief: an inflatable, unsinkable, waterproof, solar-powered light.
Anna Stork, Cofounder, LuminAID Lab
Andrea Sreshta, Cofounder, LuminAID Lab

DELEGATE LUNCHEON

DIPLOMATS ON THE FRONTLINES
U.S. ambassadors to Libya and Egypt on representing America in the world’s hotspots, asserting soft power amidst historic upheaval, violence, and civil war.
Anne Patterson, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Deborah K. Jones, U.S. Ambassador to Libya
MODERATED BY: Lesley Stahl, Correspondent, 60 Minutes

THE DAVID H. KOCH THEATER
2:00 PM – 6:15 PM

CAN WOMEN FIX WASHINGTON?
Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator (D-New York)
Susan M. Collins, U.S. Senator (R-Maine)
MODERATED BY: Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments

INVISIBLE INDIA
Startling new footage from a documentarian about the women branded as “untouchables” who are fighting back.
Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Director, Singer, Writer, Transmedia Artist
Asha Kowtal, General Secretary, All India Dalit Women Rights Forum

THE NEXT CIVIL RIGHTS REVOLUTION
The former president has an urgent new mission: to end injustice towards women and girls.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Founder, The Carter Center, Author, A Call to Action
INTERVIEWED BY: Katie Couric, Host, Katie, Global Anchor, Yahoo News

BREAKTHROUGHS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST MATERNAL MORTALITY
Presented by Merck
Experts on the latest advances against maternal mortality in developing nations and here in the United States.

HRH Princess Sarah Zeid, Maternal and Newborn Health Advocate
Edna Adan Ismail, Founder and CEO, Edna Adan University Teaching Hospital
Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck
JoAnne Fischer, Executive Director, Maternity Care Coalition
MODERATED BY: Soledad O’Brien, CEO, Starfish Media Group

SISTER ACT: THE SILVERMANS
Sarah is a famous L.A.-based comedian. Her sister Susan is a rabbi in Israel and the mother of five. How did the two sisters choose such different paths? And how do they inspire one another even now?

Sarah Silverman, Actress, Comedian, Author
Susan Silverman, Rabbi
INTERVIEWED BY: Norah O’Donnell, Co-Host, CBS This Morning

WOMEN ARE THE PEACEMAKERS
A new film about the first-ever all-female all-Muslim U.N. Peacekeeping force provides grist for a conversation about whether woman make peace differently than men do.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Oscar Winner and CEO, SOC Films
Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

WHAT WOULD ANN SAY?
Cecile Richards on the audacious life of her mother, former Texas Governor Ann Richards.

Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
INTERVIEWED BY: Sheila Nevins, President, HBO Documentary Films

MOTHERS OF INVENTION: DAYONE RESPONSE
Presented by Toyota
Meet the engineer behind the brilliant solution for bringing clean, portable drinking water to disaster-prone communities.

Patricia Compas-Markman, Founder and CEO, DayOne Response, Inc.

ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
Often proclaimed one of the most inspiring women in the world, Kidjo on her longtime commitment to the rights of African women, particularly in the realms of health and education.
* Angélique caps the day with a special performance.

Angélique Kidjo, Grammy-Winning Singer-Songwriter, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Founder, Batonga Foundation

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014

THE DAVID H. KOCH THEATER
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

GIRLS IN THE WORLD: THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE
Featuring Pakistan’s heroic young activists and Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.
Also featuring: Catherine M. Russell, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Department of State

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Humaira Bachal, President, Dream Foundation Trust
Khalida Brohi, Founder and Executive Director, Sughar Empowerment Society
Catherine M. Russell, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Department of State

NO FEAR: THE WORLD’S NEXT LEADERS
Two rising politicians from Cameroon and Argentina tell of their high-profile battles against political corruption, and the enormous personal risks they accept in order to speak truth to power.

Kah Walla, CEO, STRATEGIES, President, Cameroon People’s Party
Laura Alonso, National Representative, Argentina
Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership

WOMEN DESIGNING THE FUTURE
Presented by AT&T
A vivid exploration of new horizons in technology with the young women who are leading us there.

Laura Merling, Vice President, Ecosystem Development and Platform Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions
Meredith Perry, Founder and CEO, uBeam
Eesha Khare, Developer, Quick-Charging Supercapacitor
Ayah Bdeir, Founder and CEO, littleBits
MODERATED BY: Stephanie Ruhle, Anchor, Bloomberg Television

DVF: MY HEROES
Diane von Furstenberg showcases the extraordinary honorees of the DVF Awards.

Diane von Furstenberg, Founder and Co-Chairman, DVF Studio LLC

WHAT ARE WE TELLING OUR DAUGHTERS/ OUR SISTERS/OURSELVES?
Rashida Jones ignited a digital firestorm when she wrote a column decrying the hyper-sexualized culture that adolescent girls in America can’t escape—even if they wanted to. The debate rages on.

Rashida Jones, Actress
Winnifred Bonjean-Alpart, Actor
Tomi-Ann Roberts, Winkler Herman Professor of Psychology, Colorado College

MOTHERS OF INVENTION: DC GREENS
Presented by Toyota
The founder of DC Greens shares her vision of access to fresh food in every inner-city neighborhood and teachers who transform gardens into classrooms.

Lauren Shweder Biel, Executive Director and Cofounder, DC Greens

WHERE GAY EQUALS CRIMINAL: THE GLOBAL PERSECUTION OF GAYS
A no-holds-barred conversation on the harsh new anti-gay laws in Uganda and Nigeria—and the rising persecution of gays all over the world. Featuring the acclaimed director of God Loves Uganda and one of Uganda’s most outspoken gay activists.

Roger Williams, President and CEO, Roger Ross Williams Productions Inc.

SAMANTHA POWER: WOMEN IN THE WORLD INTERVIEW
From war correspondent in Bosnia, to Pulitzer Prize–winning author on genocide, to national security advisor before the age of 40, to youngest-ever U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Samantha Power has held fast to what she considers a core American value: the advancement of human rights.

Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N.
INTERVIEWED BY: Tina Brown, Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media

WARRIORS FOR PEACE
Sally Hazelgrove’s Crushers Club does far more for Chicago’s at-risk boys than teach them to box. And Tawanda Jones’ Sophisticated Sisters Drill Team is no mere after-school activity. A conversation with two women who have declared their own private war against inner-city violence on behalf of the children they say we’re all responsible for.

Sally Hazelgrove, President and Founder, Crushers Club
Tawanda Jones, Founder and Executive Director, Camden Sophisticated Sisters Drill Team, Inc. and its brother organizations
Curtis Williams, Supervisor, Crushers Club

TINA BROWN FAREWELL

SPECIAL FINALE PERFORMANCE

*Events exclusively for Delegate Pass Holders.

TICKETS:

April 3, 2014 Thursday Day Ticket
Access to all Thursday theater programming
– Seating in 2nd through 3rd tiers: $299
– Seating in 4th tier: $179 (40% off)

April 4, 2014 Friday Day Ticket
Access to all Friday theater programming
– Seating in 2nd through 3rd tiers: $399
– Seating in 4th tier: $239 (40% off)

April 5, 2014 Saturday Day Ticket

Access to all Saturday theater programming
– Seating in 2nd through 3rd tiers: $199
– Seating in 4th tier: $119 (40% off)

April 3-5, 2014 Three-Day Theater Pass
Access to all theater programming
-Seating in 2nd through 3rd tiers: $499
-Seating in 4th tier: $299 (40% off)

April 3-5, 2014 Three-Day Premium Theater Pass
Access to all theater programming
– Orchestra seating: $599

April 3-5, 2014 Three-Day Delegate Pass
Access to VIP Delegate meals, DVF Awards & theater programming
– Orchestra seating: $3900

GROUP DISCOUNTS *
-5% off the purchase of 2 tickets
-10% off the purchase of 3 tickets
-15% off the purchase of 4 tickets
*Not applicable for seats in the 4th tier

Please email womenintheworld@tinabrownmedia.com for groups of 5 or more, and for student and non-profit discounts. Discounts cannot be applied after orders are purchased and processed.

A portion of all ticket proceeds will benefit Vital Voices Global Partnership.

The Women in the World Summit is generously supported by presenting sponsors Toyota and Merck; leadership sponsors Bank of America, AT&T and The Coca-Cola Company; and supporting sponsors Walmart, JW Marriott and Thomson Reuters.

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