On October 13th, KIMEP invited its students to a free public lecture and training workshop on Women Empowerment and Leadership by the US women leaders and Women’s Leadership Board members, a program of the John F. Kennedy School of Government (also known as Harvard Kennedy School).
The American women leaders expressed their opinions, and shared their experience and knowledge on the development of Women’s entrepreneurship, employment, and leadership.
American delegation members have an outstanding background and wide experience in the political field:
Marjorie Margolies – President and Founder of Women’s Campaign International; Member of the United States House of Representatives (1992-1995);
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend – Lieutenant Governor of the state of Maryland (1995-2003);
Roxanne Cason – Chair Emeritus of the Harvard Kennedy Women’s Leadership Board;
Celinda Lake – President of Lake Research Partners; one of the most prominent political strategists in the United States;
Deborah Cai – Senior associate Dean, Professor of the department of Communication and Social Influence, Lew Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University; internationally recognized researcher in intellectual communication.
Dr. Heather LaMarre – Chair of the Department of Communication and Social Influence, Lew Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University.
Ernesta Redi Neudert – Social Entrepreneur, Member of Women’s Leadership Board, Harvard Kennedy School
Shellie Bressler – Senior Stennis Congressional Fellow, senior member of the Woodrow Wilson Foreign Policy Congressional Fellows program.
The lecture was professionally moderated by Aigul Adibayeva, Associate Dean of the Colleges of Social Sciences, Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations and Regional Studies.
The lecture delivered by the American outstanding female community left a great impression on KIMEP students. KIMEP community shared common views on women’s empowerment and the necessity to encourage females to step into the world of possibilities, taking positions, roles, and opportunities on the same level as males.
We would like to express our special gratitude to all those who came, and who took part in making this event happen!