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Voices of Resilience: Mona Sinha

Business leader and philanthropist Mona Sinha joined the Vital Voices podcast for a passionate conversation about women's role in investing in causes that matter, and why authentic representation will...

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Voices of Resilience: Cynthia Richie Terrell

On the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Represent Women's Cynthia Richie Terrell joined Alyse Nelson on the Vital Voices podcast to discuss what a representative democracy looks like, and idea...

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Voices of Resilience: Joelle Abou Farhat on Women’s Strength

VV Engage Fellow Joelle Abou joined the Vital Voices Podcast in the wake of the explosion at the Beirut port that ravaged the city to reflect on women's power and strength.

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COVID-19 Impact Report: Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Efforts at Vital Voices

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship team at Vital Voices launched a two-phase survey to capture the impact of the pandemic on women-owned business...

Read the full COVID-19 Report with information from the Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Team. 

Find out more with the COVID-19 Analytical Report, produced with additional data and information by the Vital Voices Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship team. 

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The Next 25 Years

Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson reflects on the 25th anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women - how it inspired a movement and an exciting announcement today.

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Story of Impact: Women Leaders in Lebanon

After the explosion that devastated Beirut, Lebanon, Vital Voices has been connecting with women leaders in our global network based in the city. Despite personal shock, trauma and loss, so many women...

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Voices of Resilience: California Governor Newsom Chief of Staff Ann O’Leary

Ann O'Leary, California Governor Gavin Newsom's Chief of Staff, joined the podcast to offer first-person perspective on the state's response to COVID-19 and the economic drawbacks of the pandemic.

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Voices of Resilience: Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Inequities in COVID-19

Internationally renowned leader and GAVI Board Chair Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joined the podcast to talk about leadership in crisis and the inequities laid bare by the pandemic.

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Voices of Resilience: Neysara on the Transgender Experience in COVID

Human rights activist Neysara talked about the unique impact COVID-19 has on people who are transgender in India.

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Vital Voices: 100 Women Using their Power to Empower BOOK Coming This September

Vital Voices is so excited to announce our upcoming book celebrating 100 global women leaders. Donate today and we'll reserve you a copy as a thank you for supporting our work!

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