Women in the World SUMMIT – April 4-5, 2013

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witw-logo2From Ambassador Susan E. Rice to Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Hawa Abdi to Eva Longoria, global leaders and inspiring women from around the globe will convene in New York City on April 4 and 5 for the fourth annual Women in the World Summit.
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Hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast, this exciting and powerful summit centers on vivid journalistic storytelling from CEOs and world leaders to artists, activists and firebrand dissidents. Tina Brown will be joined on stage by inspiring women and men from diverse cultures and backgrounds to tell the stories of courageous and intelligent women who are battling the status quo in their countries, picking up the pieces in the aftermath of war and shattering glass ceilings in every sector.

Participants include Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Tina Brown, Dr. Hawa Abdi, Tererai Trent, Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Eva Longoria, Barkha Dutt, Ping Fu, Michaela DePrince, Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Diane von Furstenberg, Anne Finucane, America Ferrera, Mary Robinson, Ambassador Sherry Rehman, Lesley Stahl, Susana Trimarco, Mamie Gummer, Rula Jebreal, Cynthia McFadden, Ai-jen Poo, Deborah Roberts, Julie Hamp, Patricia Amira, and many more inspiring women and men to be announced soon.

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Join us for an exciting and powerful summit centered on vivid journalistic storytelling and featuring inspiring women and men from diverse cultures and backgrounds. From CEOs and world leaders to artists, activists and firebrand dissidents, we tell the stories of the courageous and intelligent women who are battling the ‘status quo’ in their countries, picking up the pieces in the aftermath of war and shattering glass ceilings in every sector.

Summit hours:

  • Thursday April 4, 2013  –  5:30 – 8:45 PM
  • Thursday April 4, 2013  –  9:00 – 10:15 PM (VIP Delegate Dinner)
  • Friday April 5, 2013  –  9:00 AM – 12:45 PM
  • Friday April 5, 2013  –  1:00 – 2:15 PM (VIP Delegate Lunch)
  • Friday April 5, 2013  –  2:15 – 7:15 PM

The Women in the World Summit is generously supported by Toyota, AT&T, Bank of America, The Coca-Cola Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Merck for Mothers, Walmart, Mary Kay, and Thomson Reuters.

About Newsweek and The Daily Beast

The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company LLC formed in February 2011 when the revered 80 year old magazine and the thriving young news site completed their merger, bringing together the warp speed 24/7 website with the depth, analysis, and investigative power of one of the standard bearers of great American journalism. The combined operation now regularly attracts over 19 million unique online visitors a month and the magazine reaches millions more through its tablet and international editions.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 • Purchase Tickets*

Topics include: Ireland’s Firebrand and Peacemaker: A Tribute to Inez McCormack featuring Meryl Streep; Outcry in India, South Africa’s New Power Player; Facing Down the Taliban.

Friday, April 5, 2013 • Purchase Tickets*

WWPicTopics include: Stolen Daughters; Danger and Diplomacy; How to Build a Woman Leader; Latina Power; Bend, Not Break: A Conversation with Ping Fu; Phiona Makes a Move; Mothers of Invention: Kavita M. Shukla; Women in the World Lunch Interview with Ambassador Susan E. Rice; The Search for Home; Oprah: Meet My Hero; Women, Money, and Power; Mothers of Invention: The O’Neill Sisters; Roz Brewer Gives Back; Spanx Speaks: An Interview with Sara Blakely; Saving Mothers: A Surprising Solution; Mothers of Invention: Sejal Hathi and Tara Roberts; Burma’s Girls in the World.

Purchase a 2-Day Pass*100% of ticket proceeds benefit the Women in the World Foundation.

* Students and nonprofit organizations receive 50% discounts on tickets.

*Schedule subject to change. Please check www.thedailybeast.com/women-in-the-world for updates.

* If you are a non-profit organization or student, please contact lyon@wiseandcomp.com for discount information. *

* Please note tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. *

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