Because When Women Thrive, the Whole World Thrives.

Past Events

Women Thrive is located in Washington, D.C. We regularly hold events with our coalition partners, administration staff and decision-makers on Capitol Hill. Here you'll find information on some of our past events.

The Boston Network for International Development Presents: Teach a Woman to Fish with Ritu Sharma

August 7, 2014 at 05:00pm

In partnership with the Boston Network for International Development, Ritu Sharma, will be at The Next Mile Project for a reading, discussion, and question and answer session for Women Thrive Worldwide’s new book, Teach a Woman to Fi

Teach a Woman to Fish Book Release and Celebration

June 4, 2014 at 06:00pm to at 09:00pm

Join Women Thrive Worldwide as we celebrate the release of Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe, the new book from Women Thrive Co-Founder and President, Ritu Sharma

No1Nowhere Photo Shoot and Happy Hour

April 24, 2014 at 05:30pm to at 08:30pm
Join Women Thrive Worldwide and DC-area activists for a special photo shoot and happy hour for the No1Nowhere Campaign, a photo campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.

Capitol Hill Rally to End Violence Against Women

November 21, 2013 at 01:00pm to at 01:30pm
Join the rally

One-third of all women on the planet will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetimes. Join Women Thrive, MTV's Tanisha Long, Haitian Activist Guerda Lexima-Constant and more for a rally to turn the spotlight on the need for U.S. action to end gender-based violence against women and girls.

Implementing the US's International Gender-based Violence Strategy

October 9, 2013 at 03:30pm to at 05:00pm

Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally
and the

Join Women Thrive in New York!

September 24, 2013 at 07:00pm to at 09:00pm

Are you in New York and support Women’s Thrive’s work for women and girls? Help us celebrate 15 years of advocacy with a special September 24th reception.  Come out and hear more about our work from one of our partners in Sri Lanka. 

The Elise Fiber Smith Forum

June 26, 2013 at 03:30pm to at 05:00pm

In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we are pleased to announce:

The Elise Fiber Smith Forum

Women's Rights in Egypt, Pakistan, and Afghanistan:
Where Do We Go From Here?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 3:30 - 5:00 PM

2013 Annual Breakfast for International Women's Day

February 28, 2013 at 09:00am

About International Women's Day, March 8

International Women's Day has been observed since the early 1900's.  Today, thousands of events are held throughout the world annually on March 8 to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the world ranging from political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events through to local women's craft markets, theatric performances, fashion parades and more.

Bartending 4 Change

January 31, 2013 at 06:00pm to at 09:00pm

On January 31, Bartending 4 Change will raise money for Women Thrive Worldwide at Stoney’s Upstairs Bar in Washington, DC.  Now in its eighth year, Bartending 4 Change is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that raises money for DC charities through special events and happy hours.

Gender Roundtable: Synergy, Not Silos: Post-2015 MDG Priorities Across Sectors

December 5, 2012 at 10:30am to at 12:00pm

Please join Women Thrive Worldwide for a panel discussion featuring leaders of the international development community on various sector priorities for the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goal Process!