The IGWG organizes regular in-person and virtual events where members from around the world can learn from and connect with each other. These events may be thematic, such as a focus on recent research in the GBV field, or dedicated to capacity building, like how to use film for social and behavior change communication. Our annual IGWG Plenary creates space for members to meet in person and provide feedback on the network as a whole each year.
Presentations and recordings of IGWG events are available online so you can find past events you missed or want to revisit. The presentation materials are also available.
- This event has passed.
A Fireside Chat on Gender-based Violence with Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise
March 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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.
Space is limited, so please RSVP by Feb. 22 to Laura Bloom, firstname.lastname@example.org. For participants outside of Washington, DC, who wish to listen remotely, please email Laura Bloom for details.