Public Events

A series of panel discussions revealed innovative strategies to use the evidence base for women's leadership as a starting point to drive change at all levels of decision-making and across sectors.

On December 5th, The Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project hosted a screening of the new documentary, Zaza Rising, followed by a discussion on social enterprise development and sustainability with the Executive Producer of the film, Elizabeth Dettke. 

Join the Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project and Africa Program and the Institute for African Women in Law for a conversation on the importance of inclusion on international courts and strategies to achieve equal representation in these institutions.

The Permanent Missions of Canada and Kenya to the United Nations, the United Nations Development Programme Gender Equality in Public Administration Global Initiative, the Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project, and McKinsey & Company cordially invite you to join a conversation about the data-driven solutions bringing us closer to women’s leadership and gender equality in public institutions around the world. 

Join the Women in Public Service Project for a conversation with Major Hegar about her military career and her efforts to advance women's leadership in the military and the security sector overall.

The Honorable Megan Barry of Nashville, Tennessee and the Honorable Libby Schaaf of Oakland, California talked at length about economic development in America’s cities and the importance of inclusion, diversity, and strategies that create jobs while enhancing the quality of life for their citizens. Each panelist tackled tough questions concerning the importance of globalization in our current political climate, how women in leadership is different and necessary, and what they’re doing to combat institutional inequalities