VOW Talks Live 2013
14 March 2013
Women as agents for social change
Dr. Elworthy is an adviser to Dr. Nelson Mandela, Richard Branson, Peter Gabriel, Desmond Tutu, and others in the development and delivery of the visionary global leadership group know as ‘The Elders’.
Dr. Elworthy founded the Oxford Research Group in 1982 to develop effective dialogue between nuclear weapons policymakers worldwide and their critics. She also founded Peace Direct in 2002 to support local peace-buildersin conflict areas globally. She is Councilor of the World Future Council and Adviser to the Institute of Economics and Peace.
The evening will begin with Dr. Elworthy’s TALK followed by a Q&A, followed by drinks networking.
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