Changemakers of Today & Tomorrow

Women in the World: London

The Women in the World London Summit will take place on October 8-9, 2015, at Cadogan Hall.

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Click here to view the agenda.

The powerful live event will feature a stellar line-up of international and British names including actors Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan, First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, Cara Delevingne, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, German Federal Minister of Defence Dr. Ursula von der Leyen, Baroness Mary Goudie, Liberian Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, architect Zaha Hadid, author Frances Osborne, actor Archie Panjabi, Member of Parliament Mhairi Black, ‘Inspire’ co-founder Sara Khan, Baroness Valerie Amos, UK Minister for Internet Safety and Security Baroness Joanna Shields, historian Simon Schama and Amanda Foreman, Saint Monica Girls’ Tailoring Centre Director Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, film director Sarah Gavron, co-founder of Women’s Equality Party Catherine Mayer and founder of Women for Women International Zainab Salbi, with more to be announced.

The Women in the World London Summit will highlight a new Generation Girl platform — in exclusive partnership with Dove — that will amplify the authentic voices of young women leaders and showcase role models for girls.

Women in the World London is generously sponsored by Dove, Google, MasterCard andToyota. We would also like to thank our partners, including Plan UK and War Child.


Tina Brown
We read the headlines in the news, but we seldom get to hear these individual stories, and the Women in the World summit does that–we give a spotlight to issues that mainstream media doesn’t typically like to touch.
London Summit Preview
Dr Ursula von der Leyen
An interview with Germany’s charismatic, first-ever woman Federal Minister of Defence, on Germany’s complicated role in global security, as well as the complexities of her own life as the mother of seven children.
Leymah Gbowee
An interview with the Nobel Peace Laureate, who led the revolt by the women of Liberia against the despot Charles Taylor, about her protest march across the Korean DMZ.
Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Sarah Gavron are interviewed by Historian Simon Schama on their powerful new film and the birth of the women’s movement.
Yeonmi Park
A twenty-one-year old defector from North Korea, on her harrowing escape, first into the nightmare of human trafficking in China, followed by a grueling trek to freedom across the Gobi Desert.
November 20
New Delhi

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