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Rights, Representation, and the Power of Storytelling

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

How do we continue to frame, tell, and promote stories representative of all identities to advocate for the most vulnerable?

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Prioritizing a Gender Inclusive Economic Recovery

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Building a sustainable and inclusive post-pandemic global economic recovery must center women and girls.

Women wearing protective face masks walk at the financial and business district of La Defense, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Paris, France, November 9, 2020.
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Building Better Black Futures

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In honor of Juneteenth, activists Alicia Garza and Liz Dozier discuss how empowering Black communities through civic and policy engagement is essential to addressing inequalities and systemic racism.

A mural is displayed on Litehouse Whole Food Grill on Dodge Avenue in the Fifth Ward, known as the historic Black community, in Evanston, Illinois
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Rethinking Capitalism: A Moonshot for Economic Recovery

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Professor Mariana Mazzucato explains why her vision of economics — moving beyond profit to promote inclusion, equity, and sustainability — can fix the world’s most pressing issues.

People watch as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, topped with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on the first operational NASA commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center
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Athlete Activists Advancing Social and Political Change

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In the lead up to the Tokyo Olympic Games, athlete activists are taking action to promote the causes and issues they care about on the global stage.

Japan's Sayaka Murakami during the Women's Long Jump at the World Para Athletics 2019
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Building Gender Equality Through Inclusive Foreign Policy

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In honor of International Women’s Day, experts analyze why building a more gender-equal world through feminist foreign policy is key to pandemic recovery.

French President Macron holds consultative talks ahead of G7 summit meeting in Paris
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Amplifying Black History for Structural Change and Unity

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Learning the lessons of Black History Month can highlight opportunities for addressing structural racism and systemic inequity.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock visits a mural at Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, the site of an African American hospital, on election day
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Promoting a More Equitable World Through Sports

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A panel of experts examines how sports diplomacy can build gender and racial equity around the world.

Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
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Solutions for US Criminal Justice Reform

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Social justice advocates and social entrepreneurs discuss the state of the US criminal justice system, which has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and equitable policies and solutions.

Handcuffs are seen on protesters as part of their costumes during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Washington
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Building a More Inclusive Foreign Service

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Former ambassadors discussed why a foreign service reflective of the United States’ diversity can strengthen American diplomacy abroad.

UN Security Council held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
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