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Why Is Gender Equality So Important To (Global) Growth?

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Nordic Museum

2655 Northwest Market Street

Seattle, WA 98107

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Join leading international figures for a discussion on the importance of gender equality in global growth.

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At this event, Senior Advisor to UN Women in New York and Chair of the Board, Women Political Leaders Global Forum, Hanna Birna Krisjansdottir will be the keynote and Moderator Alison Peters, Senior Associate at EnviroIssues will lead the panel discussion. Joining them will be the First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, CEO of The Technology Alliance, Laura Ruderman, and Chief Creative Officer of Wunderman Thompson Seattle, Anthony Reeves. Together they will discuss the importance of gender equality in global growth as Iceland takes pride in being the leader of gender equality by promoting a culture that provides access to equal opportunities as a fundamental human right.

Interested attendees are asked to register to attend. The event will be followed by a networking reception from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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4:00-4:15 pm – Why is Gender Equality So Important to (Global) Growth?

  • Hanna Birna Kristjansdottir, Senior Advisor to UN Women in New York and Chair of the Board, Women Political Leaders Global Forum

4:15-5:00 pm - Panel Discussion

  • Moderator: Alison Peters, Senior Associate at EnviroIssues
  • Panelists: Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland; Hanna Birna Kristjansdottir, Senior Advisor to UN Women in New York and Chair of the Board, Women Political Leaders Global Forum; Gael Tarleton, State Representative for the 36th Legislative District; Anthony Reeves, Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson

5:00-5:15 pm - Q&A

5:30-6:30 pm - Networking Reception

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