Disrupting Poverty: The Search for Innovative Solutions

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Speakers
Rachel Reid
David Sedney
Presiders

Following the release of her report on the status of women in Afghanistan, Catherine Powell moderates a discussion with Open Society Foundations' Rachel Reid and the U.S. Department of Defense's David Sedney on the role the United States can play in extending the progress of Afghan in women in education, the economy, health care, and beyond.

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