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 QDDR and Today’s Development Challenges

May 27, 2015 at 09:45am

This panel will explore the recently published 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR). Respondents will engage in a critical analysis of the QDDR from a global development and humanitarian perspective. Respondents will discuss the best attributes of the new strategy combined with an honest discussion of its biggest challenges and missed opportunities.

Can Breaking Develpoment Silos Make a Difference for Women and Girls?

March 11, 2015 at 06:30am to at 08:00am

Please join FHI 360, Women Thrive Worldwide and Johnson & Johnson for a provocative discussion on how an integrated delivery of development solutions can accelerate gender equality and women's empowerment. The event is the second in FHI 360's "Does 1+1=3? The Integration Hypothesis" series and is being held in support of the 59th session of the U.N.

Massachusetts Conference for Women

December 2, 2014 at 08:00am

Ritu Sharma will join a discussion panel at the Massachusetts Conference for Women, one of the largest women’s conferences in the United States, on December 2, 2014.  Committed to the advancement and empowerment of women both professionally and personally, the conference aims to move from conversation to action to impact change and make a difference socially and globally.

Texas Conference for Women

November 13, 2014 at 08:00am

Ritu Sharma will join a discussion panel at the Texas Conference for Women, one of the largest women’s conferences in the United States, on November 13, 2014.  Committed to the advancement and empowerment of women both professionally and personally, the conference aims to move from conversation to action to impact change and make a difference socially and globally.

Teach a Woman to Fish Book Reading and Q&A

November 10, 2014 at 07:00pm to at 09:00pm

Join Women Thrive Worldwide at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum for an exclusive reading, discussion, and question and answer session for Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe.

Pennsylvania Conference for Women

October 16, 2014 at 08:00am

Ritu Sharma will join a discussion panel at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, one of the largest women’s conferences in the United States, on October 16, 2014.  Committed to the advancement and empowerment of women both professionally and personally, the conference aims to move from conversation to action to impact change and make a difference socially and globally.

International Day of the Girl Concert ft. Prolyphic and Sarah Lawson

October 11, 2014 at 10:00pm to October 12, 2014 at 01:00am

Rapper Prolyphic lends his voice to the campaign to end gender-based violence against the world’s girls in a FREE concert sponsored by Women Thrive Worldwide.

“Intelligent hip-hop rarely bangs like this…Prolyphic hits the heart” – URB Magazine

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