02/06/2020 -She Persisted Panel in DC

In partnership with NYU DC, Vital Voices hosted a panel discussion of Lucina Di Meco’s groundbreaking report, She Persisted: Women, Politics and Power in the New Media World. Moderated by Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson, the discussion covered women in politics, journalism, and technology and explored solutions in ending media bias against women. Along with Lucina, the panel featured Stephenie Foster, Foundering Partner at Smash Strategies; Farahnaz Ispahani, Author and Former Member of Parliament in Pakistan; Soraya Chemaly, Director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project; Laura Liswood, Co-Founder of the Council of Women World Leaders; and Moira Whelan, Founding Partner at Blue Dot Strategies and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. Thank you to everyone who made this inspiring event possible!


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