Iraq Reels on the Brink of Coming Undone

June 15, 2014: NBC White House Correspondent Kristen Welker reports on how the Obama administration is responding to the developing crisis in Iraq, and Valley Forge Military College Professor Earl Catagnus Jr. and the Council on Foreign Relations’ Isobel Coleman discuss with Melissa Harris-Perry.

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Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity featuring Hillary Rodham Clinton

May 14, 2014:  Isobel Coleman moderated a conversation featuring Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President; Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State; Jeni Klugman, Director, Gender & Development, World Bank Group; and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women. The discussion centered on a new World Bank report, “Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity.” 

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How Women Are Transforming the Middle East: Isobel Coleman at TEDxMidAtlantic

October 25, 2013: Isobel Coleman spoke on the topic, “How Women Are Transforming the Middle East,” at the TEDxMidAtlantic conference in Washington, D.C.. 

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Tensions Run Hot in Egypt

July 5, 2013: On CNBC’s Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and Bill Griffeth, Isobel Coleman discusses the ousting of the democratically elected President Morsi, and possible U.S. responses to the political crisis in Egypt.

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SUSRIS: Women Transforming the Middle East: the New Normal

March 8, 2013: On the appointment of thirty women to Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council, Isobel Coleman says that just having women in the public sphere has forced debate and dialogue about the role of women in society to continue.

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Rocky Mountain PBS: How Women are Transforming the Middle East

March 7, 2013: Isobel Coleman talks about the transformation in the Middle East that is happening the behind the headlines as more women are educated, having fewer children, and are entering the workforce in unprecedented numbers.

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DEFCON3: Egypt’s Economic Crisis

March 6, 2013: Isobel Coleman speaks with KT McFarland about the economic crisis Egypt faces including dwindling foreign currency reserves, strikes in Port Said, and a plague of locusts.

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The Lang and O’Leary Exchange: Gender-Equity in India

January 9, 2013: On “The Lang and O’Leary Exchange,” Isobel Coleman comments on the culture of complicity that surrounds violence against women in India and about how women’s economic rights relate to gender inequality.

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CFR.org: Violence Against Women in India: Three Things to Know

January 8, 2013: A brutal New Delhi gang rape has triggered outrage across India. Isobel Coleman highlights three things to know about the case, and discusses the larger issue of violence against women in the country.

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CNN: Concern for Afghan Women’s Rights After U.S. Exodus

December 14, 2012: Isobel Coleman on women’s rights in Afghanistan: “The women I know in Afghanistan will never give up.”

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