On Wednesday I attended a very interesting workshop at the UN NGO Conference. The title of it was How to Eliminate Jargon and Speak Plainly So People Will Listen. I went in full of hope that my discomfort with complicated words would now be able to hide behind this best practice of “speaking plainly.” And in some way, I got what I wanted.
My journey here in the United States continues after spending six weeks in Virginia with my host university UVA/Presidential Precinct/College of William and Mary learning about civic leadership.
As I sat in the UN’s General Assembly yesterday morning, I couldn’t help feeling excited. Excited to be here in this historic venue, sitting in one of the seats usually occupied by delegates from all around the world.
Women Thrive is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week to attend the Third International Conference on Financing for Development.