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Women for Women International 2019 Annual Luncheon

Apr 30, 2019 • 12:00pm EDT

583 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065


Please Join us for our 2019 Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City, from 12-2 pm.

For over 25 years, Women for Women International has been on the front lines, responding to women where they are, and providing them with resources and support needed to recover and rebuild their lives. This year’s Luncheon is an opportunity to join a critical discussion about the realities of women living in rapidly evolving conflicts and what resources are needed to allow us to move swiftly into unstable areas and reach the women who desperately need our support today.

Women International 2019 Annual Luncheon Guest Speakers:

  • Manal Omar, CEO and Founder, Across Red Lines. With over 20 years of experience in foreign policy and peacebuilding, Manal Omar has designed and led multiple development training projects in the Middle East and Africa and provided media and policy support on youth and gender programming on a global scale. She also served as the regional coordinator for Women for Women International for Afghanistan, Iraq, and Sudan from 2003-2005. She has been named among the “Top 500 World’s Most Influential Arabs” by Arabia Business Power and among the “500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” by Georgetown University and the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre.
  • Jeni Klugman, Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Jeni Klugman is the Managing Director at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University. Previous positions include Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank, and director and lead author of three global Human Development Reports published by the UNDP. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Australian National University and postgraduate degrees in both Law and Development Economics from the University of Oxford where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

We have been honored to host events that engage highly influential audiences and have featured esteemed speakers including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, and Pulitzer Prize winning war photographer Lynsey Addario. We are excited to continue this tradition with our 2019 Luncheon and we hope you can join us!

If you have any questions, please email us at luncheon@womenforwomen.org or call 202-899-3974.

Past Events

2017 Luncheon
2018 Luncheon