Public Forums

Investing in women: How increased participation will transform organisations and societies

1 December 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Across the world, the knowledge and skills of 865 million women are seriously underutilised when it comes to contributing to economic growth. Join Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, New York, for this free public lecture where she will discuss why organisations and societies must invest to increase participation of women in the workforce.

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Gorana Grgic

Why Obama reversed his stance on Syria

Lecturer Gorana Grgic explains why President Barack Obama changed his tune and announced US troops in Syria.

Omar Offendum

Bridging the Arab-American divide through hip-hop

Centre guest Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American hip-hop artist who uses his music to explore cultural identity and politics in the Middle East.

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