ARS and Women’s World Banking to Participate in UN Commission on the Status of Women Gathering

March 1, 2012

On Friday, March 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., the ARS has organized a high-level panel event with the Armenia’s Permanent Mission to the UN and Ambassador Garen Nazarian. Along with Mary Ellen Iskenderian, the CEO of Women’s World Banking, and Meryl Frank, president and CEO of Makeda Global, Nazarian will discuss “From Empowerment to Sustainability: Financing, Health, and Participation for Rural Women.” Killian will represent the ARS and present the organization’s decades-long efforts in advancing rural women in Armenia and the diaspora. The panel will take place on UN grounds in the North Lawn Building Conference Room B, and will be moderated by Soon-Young Yoon, chair of NGO CSW, also a co-sponsor.

Because of this secure location, the event remains closed to the general public.

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