Journey Through Transition: Women Leading Change in The Middle East and North Africa

Friday, October 26, 2012
Speakers
Marianne Nagui Hanna Ibrahim
Co-founder and Executive Manager, Al-Gisr Center for Development and Dialogue
Souad Slaoui
Professor of Linguistics, Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah
Presiders
Isobel Coleman
Senior Fellow and Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations

CFR fellow Isobel Coleman speaks with two women leaders, Marianne Ibrahim from Egypt and Souad Slaoui from Morocco, as they discuss initiatives in their home countries to empower women and girls, improve inter-faith dialogues, and encourage positive policy changes that support human rights and international development.

This meeting was part of the Women and Foreign Policy Roundtable series.

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