International Women's Day panel discussion at the French Embassy
The French Embassy is pleased to invite you to our next French Series with two panel discussion:
3:45pm-4:45pm: The representation of women in political life
Over the past 10 years, there has been an emergence of high-profile women in politics. Is there still a gender gap in political ambition and representation?
Moderated by Jay Newton Small
Washington correspondent for TIME and the author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works.
Vice President of Vital Voices Global Partnership
Washington correspondent for the Daily Beast.
5pm-6pm: Women's employment and impact on economic development
In France and the U.S. a gender pay gap still exists. What is the impact of salary inequality on women's integration in the workplace and their role in economic development?
Moderated by Ylan Mui
Reporter at CNBC
Economist at American Progress
Director of the Global Women's Leadership Initiative and Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center
former member of the Federal Communications Commission, Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) When do the doors open at the Embassy?
The doors for this event will open at 3:15 p.m.
2) What do I need to enter the Embassy?
You will need a valid photo ID
3) Can I park in the Embassy parking lot?
Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate visitors in the Embassy parking lot. However, there is substantial space to park on the Embassy's street, Reservoir Road, as well a available parking across the street at Georgetown Hospital.
4) Are there any items that are not allowed at the Embassy?
Yes. Please be advised that for security reasons, Embassy staff and security services cannot allow large bags or backpacks to be brought onto Embassy grounds. Any large bags will be confiscated at the entrance gate before the owner can be granted entry.