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A growing number of women around the globe are jumping headfirst into politics. They are volunteering, organizing, rallying, participating and running for office to bring about what they see as much-needed change in an increasingly divisive world.

Voice of America invites you to attend a roundtable discussion with some of our frontline journalists that cover women's issues in global hotspots. Our reporters will be joined by representatives of nongovernmental organizations that are committed to improving the lives of women and girls the world over.

Moderator:

Carolyn Presutti, News Center, Voice of America

Panelists:

Laura Liswood, Co-founder & Secretary General, the Council of Women World Leaders

Susan Markham, Co-founder, Smash Strategies

Gwen K. Young, Director, Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative

Nathalie Barge, VOA French to Africa

Xin Chen, VOA Mandarin

Navbahor Imamova, VOA Uzbek

WHEN: Thursday, April 12, 2018

10:00am- 11:30am

WHERE: Voice of America - Cohen Building

Briefing Room #1528A

330 Independence Ave, SW

Washington, D.C. 20237

(Enter through the C Street entrance)

RSVP by Thursday, April 5 here.

For any questions, contact VOA Public Relations at publicrelations@voanews.com.

​Elections present opportunities for advancing the democratic process. They are a periodic test of the strength of representative governments. Fair and balanced reporting of the electoral process promotes critical citizen awareness, transparency and accountability.

Voice of America invites you to participate in a roundtable discussion with some of our frontline journalists that cover elections in global hotspots. Our reporters will be joined by representatives of nongovernmental organizations and academia who study democratic practices internationally.

Moderator: Jim Malone, VOA National Correspondent, News Center, Voice of America

Katherine Ellena, Senior Legal Specialist, International Foundation of Electoral Systems

Michael Miller, Ph.D., Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Thomas E. Flores, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, George Mason University, Author of Elections in Hard Times

Natasha Mozgovaya, Managing Editor Digital, VOA Russian

Kimseng Men, International Broadcaster, VOA Khmer

Lina Correa, International Broadcaster, VOA Spanish

WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017

10:00am- 11:30am


WHERE: Voice of America - Cohen Building
Briefing Room #1528A

330 Independence Ave, SW

Washington, D.C. 20237

(enter through the C st entrance)

Please RSVP here by November 14.

For questions or further information, contact the Public Relations Office of the Voice of America at

publicrelations@voanews.com

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