Feminist activist and award-winning journalist Mona Eltahaway came to prominence with her fearless reporting from the 2011 Egyptian revolution in Tahrir Square, where she was arrested, beaten, and sexually assaulted by riot police. Seizing on the energy of the #MeToo movement, Eltahawy joins the Council November 25 to issue a bold manifesto for women and girls to channel their anger and dismantle the patriarchy.
Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Evan Feigenbaum, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Karl Friedhoff, Fellow, Public Opinion and Asia Policy; Ichiro Fujisaki, President, Nakasone Peace Institute; Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States; Tobias Harris, Fellow for Economy, Trade, and Business, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA; And other participants
Eduardo S. Brondizio, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington ; Esther Ngumbi, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ; Tatiana Schlossberg, Journalist. Moderated by Ertharin Cousin.
Makoto Kuroda, Senior Research Analyst, Credit Suisse Securities (Japan); Yasunori Nakayama, Acting Director General, Japan Institute of International Affairs; Akira Sakano, Chair, Board of Directors, Zero Waste Academy; Tomohiko Taniguchi, Special Advisor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet