During WD2019, 8,008 of us gathered in Vancouver, Canada â€” with more than 200,000 others joining remotely â€” world leaders and youth leaders, frontline changemakers and social entrepreneurs, activists, advocates, and academics came together to drive progress on gender equality through the lens of power.
Power is not a zero-sum game, and gender equality is not a battle of the sexes. More power for some does not necessarily mean less power for others. Evidence shows that when women thrive and are equal, there is a ripple effect and everyone stands to benefit.
OVERÂ 8,000 PEOPLEÂ FROMÂ 169 COUNTRIESÂ PARTICIPATED, INCLUDING:
Full Program and Details available atÂ WD2019.org.Â