Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Director of the Department of State’s office on Global Women’s Issues, discusses coordinating foreign policy issues and activities relating to the political, economic, and social advancement of women around the world.
Women & Girls
Ed Martinez, UPS Foundation & Mary McPhail, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, discuss the partnership between the two organizations.
Kathy Calvin talks about the UN Foundation, a public charity was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities.
Delyse Sylvester talks about Changemakers, a vibrant global online community of action, connecting people, sharing ideas, inspiring and mentoring each other, and finding and supporting the best ideas in social innovation.
Lorie Jackson discusses ExxonMobil’s million dollar commitment to invest in the expansion of high impact, sustainable technologies that advance women economically in the developing world.
BRAC’s Susan Davis talks about BRAC USA, an organization dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor to bring about change in their own lives.
Cherie Blair talks about strengthening the capacity of women entrepreneurs in countries where they lack equal opportunities. “Backing women’s rights isn’t just good ethics, it’s sound economics.”
The Nike Foundation’s Maria Eitel talks about the girl effect — innovating for and with girls, creating conditions that support and value girls during their adolescent years.
Vivian Onano, Global Give Back Circle, talks about mentoring girls committed to making the journey to high school graduation and beyond, claiming their independence and living fulfilled lives.
Rainmakers TV hosts NanoICE executives Craig Rominger and Snaebjorn Gudnason in a discussion about a powerful new technology to combat world hunger.
An interview with Suzanne Sinegal‑McGill, President & Co-Founder of the Rwanda Girls Initiative.