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2017 International Women’s Day Tweetchat

Event: March 7, 2017

Be Bold for Change: Fostering Gender Equality Around the World

On March 7, The Asia Foundation, in partnership with World Vision, ACDI/VOCA, Knowledge for Health (K4Health), Chemonics, Promundo, WI-HER, URC, and Banyan Global is holding an all-day online Twitter conversation to celebrate International Women’s Day, titled “Fostering Gender Equality Around the World.” 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 2017 and beyond.

Follow the hashtag #IWDchat17 to join the conversation from 8 am to 5 pm ET on March 7.

Tweetchat Schedule:

Time (ET, GMT – 5:00) Organization Topic Follow
8-9 am World Vision Inside Out: Promoting Gender Equality in Organizations and Programs @WorldvisionUSA
9-10 am The Asia Foundation Be the Change: Building a Gender Smart Organization @Asia_Foundation
10-11 am Promundo How to Thoughtfully Engage Men and Boys for Gender Equality @Promundo_US
11-12 pm WI-HER Championing Gender Justice and Social Inclusion Across Sectors @WIHERllc
12-1 pm ACDI/VOCA Bold Women in Business: Promoting Female Economic Empowerment @acdivoca
1-2 pm Chemonics No Woman Left Behind—Equality for Marginalized Women @Chemonics
2-3 pm K4Health Family Planning, Future Success @K4health
3-4 pm URC

Respectful Care: Building Health Systems that Value and Listen to Women





4-5 pm Banyan Global Empowering Women Entrepreneurs @Banyan_Global

For more information, please email [email protected].

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