Web Video Initiative

The Elliott School's Web Video Initiative capitalizes on our robust events program that brings hundreds of scholars, policymakers, diplomats, journalists, and other world leaders to the GW campus each year. Our goal is to share our extraordinary on-campus resources with the broader community to advance understanding of important international issues.

2015 International Forum for Women's Food Leadership

February 05, 2016
Panel 2: Starting an Agribusiness
February 05, 2016


Laurie Benson, Founder & President, 1% for Women, Buena Vista, CO

Dinnah Kapiza, Founder & Owner, Tisaiwele Trading, Mponela, Malawi

Panel 7: Partnering Effectively
February 05, 2016

Pam Fessenden, Director, Office of Market and Partnership Innovations, Bureau for Food Security, USAID, Washington, DC

Panel 8: Measuring Impact
February 05, 2016

Lisa Block, Program Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women, New York, NY
Susana Chaves Villalobos, Founder & Entrepreneur, IBSsolucionesverdes, San Jose, Costa Rica

Catherine Gill Endnote Address
February 05, 2016

Catherine Gill, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Operations, Root Capital, Cambridge, MA

This two-day public event brought together women entrepreneurs, CEOs, scientists, and industry leaders from Latin America and Africa, food policy professionals, and academics to discuss what works in promoting women's agricultural entrepreneurship. Panelists addressed successful strategies for starting, growing, and managing agribusiness in the Global Sotuh. Keynote speakers offered perspectives based on grounded experience and pointed the way forward. 

No Lost Generation GW
November 19, 2015

A Panel With International NGOs on Syrian Refugees: A Firsthand Account of the Crisis


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