March 7, 2017 6:30 pm
Please join the International Women’s Health Coalition for its 2017 Annual Dinner.
We are pleased to honor Aryeh Neier, President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundation.
The International Women’s Health Coalition envisions a world where all women and girls can realize their human rights. We strengthen women’s organizations at the local level and advocate alongside them at the global level to advance health and equality. At the annual dinner, the Joan B. Dunlop Award will be presented to an activist fighting for these goals.
Aryeh Neier is President Emeritus of Open Society Foundations, and was President from 1993-2012. He served for 12 years as Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, of which he was a co-founder in 1978, and 15 years at the American Civil Liberties Union, including eight years as Executive Director.
At the United Nations, Ambassador Power worked to advance U.S. interests, promote and defend universal values, and address pressing global challenges to global peace, security, and prosperity. Prior to serving as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Power served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights on the National Security Staff at the White House.
Sheena is the Director of Aahung, a Karachi-based organization that’s working to improve access to sexual and reproductive health information and services for young people in Pakistan. In addition to her local work, she is also an active advocate at the United Nations. In 2013, she and Aahung were honored by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' with its Human Rights Tulip award.
International Women’s Health Coalition
2017 Annual Dinner
WhenMarch 7, 2017 6:30 pm
Honoring Aryeh Neier, President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations
Introduced by Samantha Power, Former US Permanent Representative to the United Nations
The University Club
1 West 54th St.
New York, NY 10019