Conference proceedings and speakers


723 delegates from 70 countries discussed issues ranging from women’s role in conflict resolution, overcoming the global financial crisis, portrayal of women in the media and women as leaders

Some of the Keynote Speakers were:

  • Ms Takibat Makhmudova Alaudinova, State Secretary Republic of Dagestan
  • Carol Martin, Member of The Legislative Assembly Of Kimberley In The Western Australian Parliament In 2001
  • Erika Mann, European Parliament Member, Germany
  • Preetha Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, India
  • Vandana Shiva, Physicist, Environmental Activist and Author, India
  • Nafisa Sadik, Author and Former Advisor to the UN Secretary General, Pakistan
  • Hanna Hertzman, Director-General, Municipality of Holon, Israel
  • Amanda Ellis, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank, U.S.A
  • Dr Darja Piciga, Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology, Republic Of Slovenia

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