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Spotlight on International Women’s Day

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This International Women’s Day, discover why women and girls are at the heart of global development. Hear from organizations as they share bold innovations aimed at closing the global gender gap—and helping women and girls thrive around the world.

Join us for an engaging panel discussion, networking and refreshments.

We have an outstanding group of panelists taking part in our International Women’s Day event:

-Patricia Coffey, Sr. Program Officer, PATH
-Eve Lackritz, Deputy Director, Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth
-Martha Holley Newsome, President & CEO, Medical Teams International
-Amy Pennington, Program Officer, Measurement, Learning & Evaluation, Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Moderator: Lisa Cohen
Executive Director, Washington Global Health Alliance

Learn more from a variety of local and global organizations such as:

BURN Design Lab
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity & Stillbirth
Medical Teams International
One By One
PATH
PRONTO International
VillageReach
Washington Global Health Alliance
World Vision

Networking and refreshments to follow the panel.

FREE. Registration required: http://events.gatesfoundation.org/d/cvq6ln

Details

Date:
March 8
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Website:
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Venue

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center
440 5th Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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