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Women Leaders in Diplomacy

On 7 March 2020, in the backdrop of Croatia's Presidency of the Council of the EU, Turkish Policy Quarterly (TPQ), in collaboration with Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC), organized a panel dedicated to women leaders within diplomacy ahead of International Women's Day at Soho House Istanbul. The discussion revolved around critical issues that women leaders face, means of empowering women in the workforce, and ways of rethinking diplomacy from a gender perspective. The event also ignited discussions on gendered institutions and women’s representation across diplomacy. 

 

Opening Remarks:  

Makis Antonatos- General Manager,  Soho House Istanbul

Ayşegül Erdem Ventura- Editor in Chief, Turkish Policy Quarterly (TPQ)

Ivana Zerec- Consul General of Croatia in Istanbul

 

Moderator:

Taina Guimaraes Alvarenga- Deputy Consul, Consulate General of Brazil in Istanbul
 

Speakers: 

Jeffie Kaine- Consul General of Australia in Istanbul

Anette Galskjøt- Consul General of Denmark in Istanbul

Veronika Lombardini- Consul General of Slovakia in Istanbul

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