Global Thinkers Forum 2012 Discusses Women Leaders in MENA

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    October 06, 2012

  • End date

    October 08, 2012

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The Global Thinkers Forum 2012 (GTF) is partnering with the Columbia Global Centers | Middle East and Oasis500 for a landmark event celebrating the region’s leading female thinkers and innovators.

The forum will take place from October 6-8th in Amman, Jordan and is a “response to the leading positions some women are now taking across communities in the region.” GTF 2012 focuses on the role of the modern MENA woman, in the region and globally, highlighting a turning point for MENA as many preconceived ideas are changing across politics, governance, business and society.

A celebration of successful women leaders across public and private sectors, the Forum will feature such notables as HRH Princess Rym Ali, Fadi Ghandour, Muna AbuSulayman, Deema Bibi, Professor Saskia Sassen, Majd Shweikeh, Dr. Hayat Sindi, Dr. Usama Fayyad, H.E. the British Ambassador to Jordan Mr. Peter Millett, Reem N. Bsaiso, and Dalia Mogahed.

Global Thinkers Forum (GTF) is a global non-profit designed to create dialogue and bring current and future leaders together to discuss governance, society, progress, and the future. It especially promotes the participation of women as well as students, to facilitate dialogue about the creation of just societies. The organization was founded by Director Elizabeth Filippouli, a Strategy and Development expert and former journalist with Al Jazeera English and international media.

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