Subcommittee Hearing

Women and the Arab Spring

Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Time: 02:30 PM Location: 419 Senate Dirksen Office Building Presiding: Senators Boxer and Casey
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Panel one

  1. The Honorable Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues
    United States Department of State
    Washington , DC
  2. Dr. Tamara Wittes
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs and Deputy Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions
    United States Department of State
    Washington , DC

Panel two

  1. Ms. Manal Omar
    Director of Iraq, Iran, and North Africa Programs
    United States Institute of Peace
    Washington , DC
  2. Ms. Mahnaz Afkhami
    Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP)
    Bethesda , Maryland
  3. Professor Sandra Bunn-Livingstone, Esq.
    President and CEO
    Washington , DC

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