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How Female Government Officials are Fighting for a New Afghanistan
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War has consumed Afghanistan for the past 17 years, so it’s unsurprising that the country ranks 152 out of 153 on the Women, Peace, and Security Index. The Index reports that the average schooling for women lags at a regional low of four years, while legal discrimination within the court system is the second highest with a score of 45 out of 84 (0 being the best).

Agenda for International Women’s Day Forum Is Now Live!

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The agenda for International Women's Day Forum is now live! Check out the full lineup of speakers and featured topics here, including deep-dive working sessions and networking opportunities. This year's forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, will cover emerging trends, best practices, and solutions to achieve full gender equality. 

ExxonMobil Invests in Helping Build Women’s Economic Opportunity

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Research shows that when women have control over their incomes, they invest in the health, education and well-being of their families. They also tend to reach out to propel other women forward, creating a powerful multiplier effect that benefits all of society.

Celebrate #WomenScienceDay With This Special Discount

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In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we’re offering a special discount for our upcoming International Women’s Day Forum! Get 25% off your registration using discount code SCIENCE4ALL.

Final Week to Save 20% on Registration for IWD 2018!

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Early Bird rates for the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum end this Friday, February 2! Register today and get 20% off your ticket price. Click here to learn more.

Join more than 300 private and public stakeholders March 6—7 in Washington, D.C. to discuss how together, through combining resources, skills, and expertise, we can achieve greater sustainability and impact. Gender equality is in reach, but it can only be realized through collaboration.  

Five Reasons to Register for the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum Today

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On March 6—7, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S. Department of State will host  the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, in Washington, DC. This event will convene the business community, civil society, and government representatives to discuss how to advance women’s empowerment around the globe. Here are a list of five reasons you should register to attend the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, and why you should do it today!

Qualcomm Leverages Mobile Technology to Economically Empower Women

By: Angela Baker, Director, Qualcomm Wireless Reach
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Angela Baker will be speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's upcoming 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. Hear her and so many other great speakers from organizations working toward achieving full gender equality in the workplace, community, and marketplace on March 6-7 in Washington, DC. Learn more and save 20% on registration with Early Bird prices here.

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Angela Baker will be speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's upcoming 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. Hear her and so many other great speakers from organizations working toward achieving full gender equality in the workplace, community, and marketplace on March 6-7 in Washington, DC. Learn more and save 20% on registration with Early Bird prices here.

Early Bird Registration Now Open!

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Early Bird registration for the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum is now open! Save 20% now through February 2 only. Click here to learn more.

New Speakers Announced for 2018 International Women's Day Forum!

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Announcing new speakers for the eighth annual International Women's Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S. Department of State. Join leaders from the UN Foundation, Abbott, Qualcomm Wireless Reach, and New America Foundation who will be speaking on March 6-7, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Save the Date! International Women's Day Forum March 6-7, 2018

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Our eighth annual International Women's Day Forum, Partner with Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S. Department of State, will gather the business community, civil society, and government representatives to advance women’s and girls’ empowerment around the globe. 

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