Women in the World Summit 2016

Women in the World Summit 2016

April 6-8, 2016, New York City

Women in the World’s 7th Annual Summit gathered women in the headlines and women on the front lines. Activists, artists, entrepreneurs and feminist firebrands — they all took the stage at this annual summit of influential, iconic women of our time and the men who admire them.

This year’s participants included Meryl Streep, Former First Lady Laura Bush, Barbara Pierce Bush, First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Diane von Furstenberg, University of Cambridge Professor Mary Beard OBE, actor, writer and producer Mindy Kaling, United Nations World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, photojournalist and author Lynsey Addario, journalist Tom Friedman, activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Savannah Guthrie, New America Foundation President Anne-Marie Slaughter, Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security Executive Director Melanne Verveer, and Fox News anchor and journalist Megyn Kelly.

This year’s Summit was generously supported by presenting sponsors Toyota and Merck; leadership sponsors Flex, MasterCard, Microsoft, and The Rockefeller Foundation; and supporting sponsors PepsiCo, Ford Foundation and Thomson Reuters.

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