The Community of Convening: Conversationists and Icelandic Travel Tips

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  The Reykjavík Global Forum 2021 features key insights and discussion from leaders of all sectors and geographies. Conversationists will come together as a community to share best practices and proven solutions to create progress in our global society. This year’s Featured Conversationists include:   The Power of Water Featured Conversationist 2021 Susie Rodgers Susie […]

Mittens & business cards – bring your essentials for the Reykjavík Global Forum!

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  REGISTER NOW FOR CONVERSATION STAGES, LEADERSTALKS AND OFF-VENUE ACTIVITIES! On 9-10 November, hundreds of leaders worldwide will join the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders to Power, Together for Progress. Panels, keynotes, fireside chats and interviews on the Conversation Stage will address the most pressing global issues.   In interactive LeadersTalks, limited seating sessions, registered […]

The Struggle for Democracy

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The political upheaval taking place in Belarus underscores the vital role that women must play in fighting for democratic values.  At the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders 2020, exiled Belarus presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya (Human Rights Activist and Belarus Democratic Opposition Leader) spoke with Rosalía Arteaga (Member of the WPL Board, Executive President of […]

The Power of the Pink Ribbon

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The 2020 Power, Together Awards recognised Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder of Susan G. Komen and Promise Fund of Florida and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland (1980-1996) for their work making the Pink Ribbon a world renowned symbol for breast cancer awareness. This honour was bestowed upon them at the 2020 Reykjavik Global Forum – […]

Pink Ribbon, the global symbol for breast cancer awareness, is the big winner

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Winners of the 2020 Power, Together Award Announced Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder of Susan G. Komen and Promise Fund of Florida and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland (1980-1996) are recipients of 2020 POWER, TOGETHER AWARDS for their outstanding achievement of making the “Pink Ribbon” the globally recognised icon for breast cancer awareness. Today, the Pink Ribbon […]


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Equal pay, parental leave, and access to financing are among the most significant challenges preventing women’s full participation in the global economy. These problems have been made worse by COVID-19, particularly in the Americas, where  according to the UN women have lost jobs at higher rates than men in the sectors hit hardest by the […]

The Reykjavík Manual: a guide to help build back better

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As high-level global leaders gather virtually this week for the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda, with an aim of “creating real impact through concrete and forward-thinking policies in 2021,” Women Political Leaders (WPL) and The Female Quotient hosted a discussion focused on advancing solutions by way of the Reykjavík Manual, which offers tangible actions that […]

Forum Events during Davos Week 2021

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Inspiring progress, driving the recovery  As the world embarks on what looks to be another challenging year, outstanding leaders will be meeting digitally during the annual “Davos Week” to discuss findings, introduce new initiatives, and suggest practical steps to drive a much-needed global recovery with equality for women as its foundation. Concurrent with the week-long […]

The Women’s World Atlas: the state of equality at a glance

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Imagine… Imagine a world in which women and men have equal access to quality education. Imagine how different this world would be, if all women and men enjoyed an equal opportunity to enrol in tertiary education. Just imagine the vast innovations that would result from real parity between women and men in the Information, Communication, […]