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International Women’s Day Tweetchat

Event: Monday, March 7, 2016


10:00am-2:00pm ET

International Women’s Day Tweetchat

How to Advance Gender Equality in 2016 and Beyond

On March 7, The Asia Foundation, in partnership with USAID, World Vision, Knowledge for Health (K4Health), Chemonics, USAID Assist, and Promundo, is holding an online Twitter conversation to celebrate International Women’s Day, titled “How to Advance Gender Equality in 2016 and Beyond.” Join leading government, NGO, and private sector development and health experts in a conversation to reflect on progress made to advance women’s rights and gender equality, gaps that remain, and what it will take to empower women in 2016 and beyond.

Follow the hashtag #IWDchat16 to join the conversation.

The event garnered significant engagement on social media: more than 500 people participated directly in the day-long tweetchat, and the tweetchat reached an estimated 4.1 million people.

March 7 Tweetchat Schedule:

Time (ET, GMT 5:00) Organization Topic Follow
10:00-10:30 K4Health How Family Planning Can Improve Gender Equity @K4health
10:30-11:00 Chemonics Gender Parity Around the World @Chemonics
11:00-11:30 USAID ASSIST Using Data to Visualize Gender Gaps @usaidassist
11:30-12:00 World Vision Inside Out: Why Empowerment of Women is Central to Organizational Effectiveness @WorldvisionUSA
12:00-12:30 The Asia Foundation Promoting Gender Equality through Good Governance @Asia_Foundation
12:30-1:00 Promundo Advancing Gender Equality with Men and Boys @Promundo_US
1:00-1:30 USAID/Susan Markham Why Investing in Gender is Smart Development @USAID
1:30-2:00 Collaborative reflection and wrap up

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Romanoff Silva at The Asia Foundation at [email protected].

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