TWF at The Women's Forum Global Meeting

Yangon, Myanmar
Friday, December 6, 2013 to Saturday, December 7, 2013
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Registration Deadline: 5th Dec 2013

TWF CEO, Su-Mei Thompson, and TWF Research Associate, Lisa Moore, will attend the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society in Yangon, Myanmar. The two day event is organised by the Women's Forum together with the French Embassy in Myanmar. This is Myanmar's first-ever international women's conference. 

Prominent speakers at the Forum will include Nobel prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, France's Minister of Culture and Communication, Aurélie Filippetti, and Executive Director of Georgetown's Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Melanne Verveer.

Discussion topics will influde guiding responsible international investment in Myanmar, the role of women in Myanmar’s peace-building process, education and health reform, capacity building for women entrepreneurs, and developing future leaders.

Su-Mei will moderate a panel on Developing Leaders for Tomorrow as part of the Forum.