Events

Asia Women Leaders Program 2016

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18 October 2016 to 21 October 2016

The Asia Women Leaders Program (AWLP) aims to address significant gaps in women’s leadership in the Asia and Pacific region. The program targets senior women government officials who are in positions to influence their country’s public finance, policies and services and provides leadership capacity development strengthening their knowledge, skills, networks and confidence. Eminent women leaders from government, private sector, and civil society in Asia shared their experiences and insights and mentored the participants. 

Venue: 
Mandaluyong City
Philippines
Topics: 
Capacity Development,
Gender Equity
ADB Organizer: 
Gender Equity Thematic Group
Event Coordinator: 
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Welcome and Introductions Sonomi Tanaka
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Opening Remarks from ADB Deborah Stokes
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Leading the Gender Equality Agenda in the Philippines [ Slides ] [ Multimedia ] The pursuit of gender equality is complex and challenging. This presentation looks into the context of pushing for gender equality in the... Emmeline Verzosa
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Plenary Q&A and Discussion
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Why Gender Equality and Women's Leadership Matter in Development of Asia Pacific: Where are the Women? [ Slides ] [ Multimedia ] Progress on gender equality is fundamental for realizing human rights for all and achieving sustainable, equitable, and inclusive societies... Wenny Kusuma
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Plenary Q&A and Discussion
18 Oct 2016 Inaugural Session Program Overview and Expectations Tülin Akin Pulley
18 Oct 2016 Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities on Pathways to Leadership: Personal Journeys and Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions Protecting Women’s Rights and Promoting Gender Justice in Nepal Mohna Ansari
18 Oct 2016 Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities on Pathways to Leadership: Personal Journeys and Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions Plenary Q&A and Discussion
18 Oct 2016 Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities on Pathways to Leadership: Personal Journeys and Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions Strengthening Women's Pathways to Become Economic and Social Agents of Change in Pakistan [ Slides ] [ Multimedia ] Challenges to gender equality and women's rights continue to thrive in many parts of the world. In this presentation, Roshen Zafar, founder... Roshaneh Zafar
18 Oct 2016 Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities on Pathways to Leadership: Personal Journeys and Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions Plenary Q&A and Discussion
18 Oct 2016 Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities on Pathways to Leadership: Personal Journeys and Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions Group Discussion: Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions
18 Oct 2016 Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities on Pathways to Leadership: Personal Journeys and Building Alliances, Networks and Coalitions Group Reporting and Roundtable Discussion
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
19 Oct 2016 Leading Indonesian and Global Platforms for Sustainable Development Erna Witoelar
19 Oct 2016 Plenary Q&A and Discussion
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Speaking with Authority Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Communicating with Clarity Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Practicing Leadership and Communication Skills Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Authoritative Communications Practice
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Open Discussion
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Raising Women’s Voice in National Government and Politics in Mongolia Oyun Sanjaasuren
19 Oct 2016 Session 2 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Speak with Authority, Confidence, and Clarity Plenary Q&A and Discussion
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
20 Oct 2016 Using Success in Business as a Stepping Stone to Move a Change Agenda Forward in Myanmar Thet Thet Khine
20 Oct 2016 Plenary Q&A and Discussion
20 Oct 2016 Session 3 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Think on Your Feet, Answer Tough Questions Effectively and Work with the Media Answering Questions Effectively Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson
20 Oct 2016 Session 3 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Think on Your Feet, Answer Tough Questions Effectively and Work with the Media Handling Difficult Questions Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson
20 Oct 2016 Session 3 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Think on Your Feet, Answer Tough Questions Effectively and Work with the Media Practicing Basic Interview Skills
20 Oct 2016 Session 3 - Communication Skills for Leaders: How to Think on Your Feet, Answer Tough Questions Effectively and Work with the Media Working with the Media: Interview Skills Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson
20 Oct 2016 Open Discussion
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
21 Oct 2016 Women Power for Good [ Slides ] [ Multimedia ] How can women empower herself and her community? ECHOstore Sustainable Lifestyle Founder Chit Juan shares her journey on promoting sustainability... Pacita Juan
21 Oct 2016 Plenary Q&A and Discussion
21 Oct 2016 Session 4 - Sharpening Skills for Negotiation Negotiation and Leadership: Gender Perspectives Tülin Akin Pulley
21 Oct 2016 Session 4 - Sharpening Skills for Negotiation Women Moving Up and Becoming Change Agents
21 Oct 2016 Session 4 - Sharpening Skills for Negotiation Roundtable Discussion
21 Oct 2016 Session 4 - Sharpening Skills for Negotiation Plenary Q&A and Discussion
21 Oct 2016 Closing Session Closing Remarks Sonomi Tanaka
21 Oct 2016 Closing Session Participant Feedback