Date

11 Oct 2018 09:00 to 11:00

Address

European Parliament
  Brussels
Belgium

Event Description

Women Political Leaders' #Girl2Leader campaign encourages girls to consider a future in leadership and aims to get more girls involved in politics by connecting them with female politicians. WPL is honoured to have H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta, as the Patron of this campaign. 

On the 11th of October – the International Day of the Girl – politicians will host #Girl2Leader student delegates at campaign events around the world.
 
This year, host politicians are from Albania, Bolivia, Canada, Finland, Guinea, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, Latvia, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Sweden, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
 
In the European Parliament, #Girl2Leader student delegates will be hosted by MEP Clare Moody (S&D, UK), MEP Eva Maydell (EPP, Bulgaria), MEP Hilde Vautmans (ALDE, Belgium), MEP Inese Vaidere (EPP, Latvia), MEP Julie Ward (S&D, UK), MEP Linnéa Engström (Greens, Sweden), MEP Marian Harkin (ALDE, Ireland), and MEP Mirja Vehkaperä (ALDE, Finland). Speakers include VP Heidi Hautala (Greens, Finland), and VP Mairead McGuinness (EPP, Ireland).
 
WPL thanks its partners Google and Facebook, and its media partners Euractiv.
 
The event will run from 9:00 to 11:00.

You can see more information about this event here. 

For information, please contact amy@wpleaders.org.

 

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