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.

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

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.