GGP hosts The Global Gender Forum, a series of speakers and events related to contemporary women and girls around the world. It provides an opportunity for scholars, practitioners, students, and others to be informed about challenges women and girls face, their voices and visions, and progress toward more secure livelihoods, empowerment, and enhanced dignity through improved policies and programs.

Tall as the Baobab Tree Flim Screening

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

The Global Gender Program and the Africa Working Group present Tall as the Baobab Tree. 

Girl with Tractor

International Forum on Women's Food Leadership in the Global South

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

This two-day event will convene over 30 speakers including successful, award-winning, 

Documentaries of Rape: India and U.S. Campuses

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

graphic: background - Refugees and Thai Military Peacekeepers in Southern Sudan; text overlay - Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers

Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:00am to Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 5:00pm

This two-day conference addresses the emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to marginalized populations, use of cutting-edge technology in emergencies, and engagement of loca

What Works? Promoting Gender Equality and the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in Military Operations

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 10:00am

The year 2015, marks the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 which established the women in peace and security agenda. 

Women’s Empowerment and Equality: Challenges, Progress, and Opportunities

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 12:00pm

The conference consisted of a series of panels on advancing the gender equality agenda. Twelve guest speakers were brought in to present on their work or research tied to gender and development.

Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan and the United States

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 8:30am

This video conference connected GW with Lahore College Women's University (LCWU) in Lahore, Pakistan, for a live discussion between faculty and students at both universities.

2014 Global Gender Forum Events

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 8:00am

2013 Global Gender Forum Events

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 8:00am to Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 11:00pm

2012 Global Gender Forum Events

Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 8:00am to Monday, December 31, 2012 - 11:00pm

2011 Global Gender Forum Events

Saturday, January 1, 2011 - 10:00am to Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 11:00pm

2010 Global Gender Forum Events

Friday, January 1, 2010 - 10:00am to Friday, December 31, 2010 - 11:00pm

Upcoming Events