The Gender-Based Violence Task Force of the Interagency Gender Working Group Presents
A Fireside Chat on Gender-based Violence with
Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise
When: Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: International Student House, 1825 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
In celebration of International Women’s Day, please join us for an intimate conversation with renowned experts, Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise, who each bring more than 25 years of experience working on gender-based violence (GBV). In this informal environment, they will share their reflections on notable turning points for the field; current research, programmatic, and advocacy efforts that are making a difference; and persistent challenges. They will discuss how their own careers have evolved in response to the needs and priorities of the field and offer their thoughts on priorities for the future.
Join us at 9:00 a.m. for breakfast and a chance to meet and network with colleagues. The fireside chat will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.