4.22.15 - 4.24.15
THE SIXTH ANNUAL WOMEN IN THE WORLD SUMMIT
The struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe come to life in this dynamic three-day summit. World leaders, industry icons, movie stars, and CEOs convene with artists, rebels, peacemakers and activists to tell their stories and share their plans of action. Join the women who have shattered glass ceilings everywhere! More participants to be announced. Presented by Tina Brown Live Media in association with The New York Times.
Shobhana Bhartia, Tina Brown, Abigail Disney, Angelica Fuentes, Donna Langley, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Freida Pinto, John Prendergast, Judith Rodin, Meryl Streep, Melanne Verveer and Diane von Furstenberg
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Orchestra: $100 | Balcony: $50
GIRLS AND THE LURE OF JIHAD
What lures young women from all over the world to Jihad, and how are mothers fighting to save their children?
CHAMPION OF WOMEN: AAMIR KHAN
Aamir Kahn, India’s number one movie star on his mission to illuminate the country’s taboo topics through his wildly popular television show, watched by more than half a billion people.
THE POWER OF FILM TO CHANGE MINDS
After exclusive preview of the new British movie Suffragette, a panel discussion with Meryl Streep, Ava DuVernay (Selma) and Oscar-winning documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, moderated by Jon Stewart, on the profound power of film to ignite change for women and girls.
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015, 9:00AM-6:00PM
Orchestra: $300 | Balcony: $150
SISTER ROSEMARY: SEWING HOPE
Long before #bringbackourgirls swept the Internet, a Ugandan nun was working to save thousands of young women who survived enslavement under Joseph Kony and Ugandan rebels. Featuring Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Director, Saint Monica’s Girls’ Tailoring Centre, Gulu, Uganda
MOTHERS OF INVENTION
Meet the 2015 Mothers of Invention whose ideas range from mobile showers for the homeless and cardboard shelters in disaster zones, to new tech to deliver healthcare in some of the world’s most remote regions.
An intimate conversation with Helen Mirren, the legendary actress now garnering knockout reviews on Broadway in The Audience, her third role as an English queen.
FROM GRIEF TO PEACE
How two extraordinary mothers – one Israeli and one Palestinian – are transforming personal tragedy into reconciliation and forgiveness.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015, 9:00AM-2:00PM
Orchestra: $200 | Balcony: $100
CAMPUS RAPE AND THE FAILURE OF JUSTICE
As the Department of Justice bears down on nearly 100 colleges for failure to address charges of sexual assault, journalists and activists shine a light on the culture of impunity in America.
NORTH KOREA: THROUGH THE EYES OF A DEFECTOR
Hear the story of a woman who defected from the most secretive nation in the world.
WHAT FOLLOWS GENERATION Y?
Who are the next generation of young women in America? What do they care about and aspire to? And how and why are they so radically different from the generations that precede them? Noreena Hertz presents startling new data.
DECIDE TO BE CONFIDENT
The scientific and psychological truths behind women and decision making: how all women and girls can use the latest research to boost their self-esteem.
THE ALREADY AMAZING LIFE OF TAVI GEVINSON
Teen phenomenon Tavi Gevinson talks about fashion, feminism, and what to share with 300,000 Twitter followers
Topics and participants subject to change. A portion of all ticket proceeds will benefit Vital Voices Global Partnership.
The Women in the World summit is presented by Tina Brown Live Media in association with the New York Times and is generously supported by presenting sponsors Toyota, Merck for Mothers and Dove, leadership sponsor Flextronics and supporting sponsors Ford Foundation, Thomson Reuters and Walmart.
For more information, visit nytimes.com/womenintheworld
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