500 Participants Gather for the  First Ever

Global Summit of Women in the U.S.A.

About the 1997 Summit
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International Planning Committee

Miami Host Committee

Local Officials

Summit President

Past Summits

 Key note presentations

 

Vice President Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe, Uganda

 

Click here to read Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe's Speech

 

 

Vice President Rebeca Grynspan, Costa Rica

 

Click here to read Rebeca Grynspan's Speech

Nations Represented
Argentina
Bangladesh
Belguim
Brazil
Cameroon
Canada
Chad
Cote D'Ivoire
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
England
Ethiopia
Fiji
France
Germany
Ghana
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Korea
Malawi
Malaysia
Mali
Mexico
Mozambique
Mongolia
Namibia
Nepal
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Philippines
Russia
Saint Lucia
Senegal
South Africa
Spain
Suriname
Switzerland
Tanzania
Thailand
Uganda
USA
Venezuela
Zanzibar
Zimbabwe


Global Summit of Women 1997


Miami, Florida
January 9-12, 1997

 

"WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT"

 


 

Images from the Summit...

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Irene Natividad addressing delegates with UNIFEM Executive Director Noeleen Heyyzer and author Betty Friedan.

 

Summit President, Irene Natividad, with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting President Martha Buchanan.

 

Display of national costumes at the Miami Summit.

 

Betty Friedan, author of the Feminine Mystique speaking with a delegate.

 


 

What was presented ...

 

 1997 Program

 

 


 

Letters to the Participants...

 

From First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton

 

From Florida Senator Gwen Margolis

 

From the President, Irene Natividad



 

What the press is saying...

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World's Women Leaders to Gather Here

 

 

A Summit of Sisters Soul Searches

 

 

 

Women of Power Talk Money

 

 

 

Lideres Femeninas Se Reunieron en Miami

 

 

 

Cumbre de Mujeres Exige Cambios en Reglas de Juego

 

 

 

Mujeres del Mundo Miran en la Cumbre de Miami Hacia el Futuro

 

 

 

Cumbre Global: "El Poder Economico de la Mujer"

 

 

Summit Sponsors


African Development Bank


American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees


Asian Development Bank

Avon

Avon Products, Inc.

AT & T

Chiquita Brands

Dade County Board of Commissioners

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


Heidrick & Struggles


IBM

Interamerican Commission on Women

 

Interamerican Development Bank

 

Merck Foundation


Pfizer, Inc.

Sara Lee Corporation

Sallie Mae Corporation

Southeast Asia Gender Equality Program (SEAGEP)


SunTrust Bank

Whirlpool Foundation


U.S. Dept. of Agriculture


U.S. Dept. of Transportation


UNIFEM (UN Development Fund for Women)


UNIVISION

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