Agenda and Participants are subject to change.

  • PROGRAMMING BEGINS
  • 6:00 PM

OPENING VIDEO AND PERFORMANCE

Sonita Alizadeh
Artist and Activist

CO-HOSTS: 'THE WOMAN I'M HERE FOR'

Diane von Furstenberg
Chairman and Founder, DVF Studio, LLC
Vuslat Doğan
Chair of Hürriyet Publishing and Deputy Chair of Aydin Dogan Foundation
Dr. Julie Gerberding
Executive Vice President, Population Health, Merck
Lisa Materazzo
Corporate Manager, Media Strategy and Digital Engagement, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
Barkha Dutt
Director, Barkha Dutt Live Media
Nanfu Wang
Filmmaker, Director, Hooligan Sparrow
Alek Wek
South Sudanese born Model, Designer and Humanitarian

AFRICAN JIHAD

Women waging peace outside the system and across the African continent.
Esther Ibanga
CEO and Founder, Women Without Walls Initiative
Iman Elman
Captain, Somali National Army
Obiageli Ezekwesili
Co-Founder, Bring Back Our Girls
MODERATED BY: Margaret Brennan
Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CBS News

AFGHANISTAN AT FLASHPOINT

Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani in conversation with New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman.
Rula Ghani (Bibi Gul)
First Lady of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
INTERVIEWED BY: Thomas L. Friedman
Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times

REFUGEES: THEY ARE US

Legendary photojournalist Lynsey Addario and Liz Clegg, who has spent months in a Calais camp tending to the pressing needs of children, on what they face every day as they flee Syria’s apocalypse.
Lynsey Addario
Photojournalist
Liz Clegg
Independent Volunteer, Help Refugees
Becca Heller
Director, International Refugee Assistance Project at the Urban Justice Center
Zainab Salbi
Host and Creator of The Nida’a Show and Founder of Nida’a al Nissa Productions
MODERATED BY: Tina Brown
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World

THE NEWSMAKER: MEGYN KELLY

Controversial FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly opens up about being a powerful feminine voice in American media, unafraid to take on anyone, including Donald Trump.
Megyn Kelly
Anchor, The Kelly File on FOX News
INTERVIEWED BY: Katie Couric
Award-Winning Journalist, Bestselling Author, Yahoo Global News Anchor

MOTHERS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE

Three brave mothers who have experienced gun violence in their own families, on how they’re fighting back with their own solutions.
Dorothy Johnson-Speight
Founder and National Executive Director, Mothers in Charge, Inc.
Kim Odom
Pastor and Founding Field Director, Operation LIPSTICK
Sandy Phillips
Founder, Jessi’s Message
Kim Foxx
Democratic nominee for Cook County States's Attorney
MODERATED BY: Juju Chang
Nightline Co-Anchor, ABC News

PERFORMANCE

Trishaun Coleman
Singer and Performer
  • PROGRAMMING ENDS
  • 9:00 PM