Women Political Leaders Summit 2021:
Building Forward. Women Political Leaders
Determining the New Normal

The past one and a half years have been a turning point in human history. Living in these challenging times has made it clear that there is no going back. We need to build forward and move towards a new reality, a new normal and a better world for all. This year, the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021 will gather outstanding leaders from around the globe who will share their solutions. 

Co-chaired by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021 will highlight the critical role of women leaders in determining the new normal. The need for change is urgent, and the time to act is now.

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Summit Statements

Programme

Monday 21 June
14:00 CEST

Speakers

Sandie Okoro

United Kingdom

Dr. Sandie Okoro is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the World Bank Group, and Vice President for Compliance at the World Bank. She…
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Sue Lines

Australia

Sue Lines is currently the Deputy President of the Senate and has been a Senator for Western Australia since 2013. Sue was born in Western…
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Åsa Lindestam

Sweden

Åsa Lindestam, the First Deputy Speaker represents the constituency of Gavleborg County and has been a member of the Riksdag since 2002. Among other appointments,…
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Karina Gould

Canada

The Honourable Karina Gould was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Burlington in 2015. A graduate of McGill University and the University of…
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Partners

WPL would like to share a special thank you to the variety of partners who are supporting the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021. These partners lend their expertise to reach a society where representation is the rule and parity is the goal. Their contributions are critical to the Women Political Leaders Summit’s development and they are valuable contributors to WPL’s mission.

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Disclaimer: Statements delivered at Women Political Leaders Summit 2021 reflect the views and opinions of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Women Political Leaders.