Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “Women Leaders Making a Difference on the Global Stage: A Conversation with Tina Brown” on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016


“Women Leaders Making a Difference on the Global Stage: A Conversation with Tina Brown” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

The discussion with the media veteran is part of the "Women Who Inspire" series under the SAIS Women Lead initiative. Ambassador Tahir-Kheli will engage Tina Brown on variety of issues relating to women leaders, prospects for women's empowerment and the solutions that make a real difference.

Tina Brown
Founder and CEO of Tina Brown Live Media and Women in the World

Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli
Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute

Time and Date
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press may RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile  

About the Speaker
Tina Brown is an award-winning journalist, editor, author and founder and CEO of Tina Brown Live Media, a company dedicated to summits, salons, flash forums and debates. Between 1979 and 2001, Brown was editor-in-chief of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and she also authored the 2007 best-selling biography of the Princess of Wales, The Diana Chronicles. In 2000, she was awarded the honor of Commander of the Order of the British Empire by the Queen for her services to journalism. In October 2008, Brown launched and edited the digital news site The Daily Beast, which won the news website of the year award in 2012 and 2013. In 2010, she launched the annual Women in the World Summit that convenes extraordinary leaders such as Meryl Streep, Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie and Christine Lagarde as well as inspirational activists and political change-makers from all over the world to join the three-day event at Lincoln Center, share their stories, and offer solutions to building a better life for women and girls. In 2014, she launched Tina Brown Live Media to expand Women in the World nationally and launched summits in London and Delhi.

About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. For more than 70 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016