Alia Arasoughly speaks about the proliferation of independent news media outlets and what that means for Palestinian women, the importance of using mass media tools like television to reach a broad audience with messages about women's rights and gender equality, and specific cultural barriers faced by women who wish to work in television and film production.
Asma Khader speaks on leadership, women's leadership in Muslim societies, and her experiences and inspirations as a lawyer and women's human rights activist in Jordan. She addresses difficulties and practicalities of efforts to reform laws surrounding practices such as honor killing, and the difference between law reform in theory and law reform in practice.
Asma Khader is a Jordanian activist, lawyer, and the former head of WLP Jordan/Sisterhood is Global Institute/Jordan (SIGI/J).
Ayesha Imam, then head of WLP Nigeria/BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights (BAOBAB), talks about specific ways that Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) facilitate better communication between other women's rights organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including those who do not have access to the Internet.
Dr. Farida Allaghi speaks about how she views herself as a leader and how she defines leadership. She discusses her childhood (and influence of her parents' progressive, democratic values on her upbringing), technological and information revolution, achievements of the global women's movement, image of Muslim women in Western media, need for women's political participation, and why she's optimistic about the future.