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Allida Black Speaking at the Courage to Lead Summit

Allida Black, Director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Project at The George Washington University makes a point at the Courage to Lead Summit.

 

The Courage to Lead: A Human Rights Summit for Women Leaders, December 8-10, 2009.

 

The Courage to Lead Summit brought together experienced and emerging human rights leaders from over thirty countries to share and build on their experiences and to promote mentoring and

collaboration among women who play a key role in promoting human rights worldwide.

 

The conference is organized by The Eleanor Roosevelt Project of the George Washington University and Vital Voices Global Partnership with support from the U.S. Department of State, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the International Labour Organization. The Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) coordinated logistics for the event.

Morning sessions of the December 8-10 summit at the ILO are also open to the public.

 

US Mission Photo: Photo by Eric Bridiers

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Taken on December 8, 2009