The 50x50 Leadership Circle

50x50 LogoThe Women in Public Service Project works toward the ambitious goal of “50 by 50”: 50% representation of women in policy and political leadership – worldwide – by 2050. A partnership of dynamic and innovative leaders in the public and private sectors, our 50x50 Leadership Circle connects gender parity champions to this global effort.

Members of the 50x50 Leadership Circle are global changemakers and influencers from a wide range of backgrounds including government, technology, business, and nonprofit leadership.

Laura Cox KaplanChair: Laura Cox Kaplan, Corporate & Non-Profit Board Member and former Partner-in-Charge of Public Policy at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PwC) A corporate and non-profit board member, former corporate executive and adviser, Laura has more than 24 years of executive level experience in public policy, communications, corporate governance, and stakeholder engagement in the public, private and non-profit sectors.


Syeda HennaSyeda Henna Babar Ali, Advisor Business Unit Consumer Products, Packages Limited, Chairman DIC Pakistan Limited, Director Packages Constructions Ltd., and Member of Packages Group Advisory Board Syeda has been a business leader in Pakistan for more than 30 years. She has worked to promote literary and arts education throughout her life. 



Will you be a 50x50 Leader?

The 50x50 Leadership Circle plays an integral role in empowering women leaders around the world and expanding the reach and breadth of the WPSP’s work. As a member, you will join a premier international network of champions for global gender parity.

Leadership Circle contributions range from $5,000 to $20,000 for a term of 3 years.

Benefits of Membership

As a member of the 50x50 leadership circle, you will receive:

  • Reserved priority seating and the opportunity to meet speakers at all WPSP public events
  • Invitations to select high-level and private events at the Wilson Center
  • Speaking and co-hosting opportunities for select WPSP events
  • Named recognition as a 50x50 Leadership Circle member on the WPSP website and on select print collateral

Learn More

Are you ready to become a part of the global effort toward gender parity? Contact us or email for more information about membership in the 50x50 leadership circle.