Women

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How Women Are Transforming the Middle East

Speaker: Isobel Coleman
Presider: Richard N. Haass

In "Paradise Beneath Her Feet," Isobel Coleman shows how Muslim women and men are fighting back with progressive interpretations of Islam to support women's rights in a growing movement of Islamic feminism. Dr. Coleman argues that these efforts are critical to bridging the conflict between those championing reform and those seeking to oppress women in the name of religious tradition.

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Leveraging New Technology for Women's Economic Empowerment: Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks (Audio)

Speakers: Katherine Lucey, Carolyn Makinson, and Toshihiro Nakamura
Presider: Isobel Coleman

Listen to experts give examples of bringing technologies to developing countries and how distribution of these products works.

This session was part of The ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series which was made possible by the generous support of ExxonMobil.

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Leveraging New Technology for Women's Economic Empowerment: Setting the Context: Challenges and Opportunities (Audio)

Speakers: Leslie Cordes, Gail Karlsson, and Richenda Van Leeuwen
Introductory Speaker: Lorie D. Jackson
Presider: Isobel Coleman

Listen to experts discuss energy challenges facing women in the developing world and how new technologies can improve conditions and save lives.

This session was part of The ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series which was made possible by the generous support of ExxonMobil.

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Leveraging New Technology for Women's Economic Empowerment: Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks

Speakers: Katherine Lucey, Carolyn Makinson, and Toshihiro Nakamura
Presider: Isobel Coleman

Watch experts give examples of bringing technologies to developing countries and how distribution of these products works.

This session was part of The ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series which was made possible by the generous support of ExxonMobil.

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Foreign Affairs Article

The Better Half

Author: Isobel Coleman

Efforts to provide the world's women with economic and political power are more than just a worthy moral crusade: they represent perhaps the best strategy for pursuing development and stability across the globe.

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Women as Change Agents in the Recovery from the Global Financial Crisis

Speaker: Robert B. Zoellick
Presider: Cokie Roberts

Council on Foreign Relations Meeting. Subject: Women's Roles in Recovery from the Global Financial Crisis. Held at the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington D.C.

This session was part of the the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable series, which is made possible by the generous support of ExxonMobil.

 

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