A conference by Thomson Reuters Foundation

Advisory Board

Cathy Russell

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues

Cherie Blair

Lawyer and founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Christy Turlington Burns

Founder, Every Mother Counts, filmmaker, author, model

Claudia Prado

Member of the Executive Committee, Baker & McKenzie

Dr. Sima Samar

Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC)

Emma Bonino

Former Italian Foreign Minister

Her Majesty Queen Noor

Chair of the Noor Al Hussein and King Hussein Foundations

John Studzinski

CBE, Vice Chairman of Blackstone

Livia Firth

Creative Director, Eco-Age and Founder of the Green Carpet Challenge

Mabel van Oranje

Initiator and Chair, Girls Not Brides

Stephen Dunbar-Johnson

President, International, The New York Times Company

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