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Tuesday, July 3 • 10:30am - 11:40am
Women and the Struggle for Democracy
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Laura Alonso

Laura Alonso is a national representative in Argentina’s Congress, having been elected by the City of Buenos Aires in 2009. She is a member of the Constitutional Affairs and Foreign Affairs Committees. She is also a member of the global women leaders network of Vital Voices Global Partnership and a member’ of La Pietra Coalition, which has launched the global campaign “The Third Billion” to promote women’s... Read More →
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Steve Clemons

Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor in chief of AtlanticLIVE. At AtlanticLIVE, The Atlantic’s premium events division, Clemons develops concepts and editorial content and leads programs as an interviewer, moderator, and host. Clemons is currently a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, which he helped launch twelve years ago and where he served as executive vice president for eight years and... Read More →
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Kah Walla

Kah Walla is managing director of STRATEGIES!, an international consultancy firm. For over 25 years, Walla has been an activist focused on good governance, the rights of women and youth, and the rule of law. She has worked with civil society in Cameroon and throughout Africa, developing policies and projects at international, national, and local levels with farmers, traders, motor bike drivers, persons with disabilities, fishermen, student... Read More →
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Amira Yahyaoui

Amira Yahyaoui is a Tunisian peace activist and founder of Al Bawsala, an NGO that monitors the constitutional assembly and Parliament to protect the free expression of the Tunisian people and advocate or human rights. Yahyaoui has been a tireless advocate for freedom of expression for over a decade. She comes from a family of human rights activists; when she was 16, her father, a judge, was forced from his job for speaking out against... Read More →

Tuesday July 3, 2012 10:30am - 11:40am
Paepcke Auditorium