Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

March Meeting – Empowering Women in Politics & Policy with Lisa Witter

March 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re excited to welcome Lisa Witter for Democrats Abroad Berlin’s March meeting on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 @ 7:30pm.

Lisa Witter is an expert in the intersections of communications, government, politics, tech, & behavior change. Her topic for our meeting is “It’s Time for Solutions: From the invisible to blunt force policies.” In her presentation, she’ll take a global look at what’s working to empower women and where the US leads the way.

AGENDA

7:30pm – Welcome, International Women’s Day activities, voter & absentee ballot support
8:00pm – Remarks by Lisa Witter, followed by Q&A
8:45pm – Announcements

About the speaker

Lisa Witter is an award-winning executive and serial entrepreneur. She is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Apolitical, the first of its kind global peer-to-peer platform and network for government, helping policymakers find the policies, experts and partners they need to solve the hardest challenges facing our societies. In 2017, Apolitical was named one of the five most disruptive companies in the world to watch alongside Tesla. Lisa has co-founded several political training institutes and numerous platforms – such as SheSource.org – and has started and led several companies focused on social change – including Fenton and Assemblyfor. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and sits on the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Behaviour. She is co-author of “The She Spot: Why Women are the Market for Changing the World and How to Reach Them” and is a regular commentator and moderator for mainstream media outlets and global conferences. She sits on Vodafone Institute’s F-Lane Female Empowerment Accelerator board in Berlin.

VOTER REGISTRATION & ABSENTEE BALLOT SUPPORT

Have questions about how to register to vote from abroad? Not sure whether your absentee ballot request went through? Our overseas voting experts will be at the meeting and can help you make sure you’re all set to vote in this year’s primaries and elections.


Food & Drinks

There will be drinks (by donation), so please bring snacks or other food to share.

As always, we welcome new faces, even if you’ve never attended a meeting or an event before.

RSVP

It’s not required, but RSVP here so we have a rough idea of how many people to expect and please help out by sharing this event on Facebook. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Venue

Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße
Falckensteinstraße 6
Berlin, 10997 Germany
+ Google Map
Website:
http://www.falckensteinstrasse.de/