Democracy That Delivers

Speakers & Participants

Harnessing 21st Century Solutions: A Focus on Women. Little Rock, Arkansas. United States. 17-18 December 2012


Speakers & Participants

Speakers

Participanting Members of the Club de Madrid

Other Participants

Other Participants

 

Speakers and Facilitators 

 

  • Muna AbuSulayman, Partner, Directions Consultancy LLC, Effective Strategic Philanthropy and CSR. MBC Co-host Kalam Nouam, Partner Glowork, Women Employment Opportunities. Saudi Arabia.
  • Manal Al Dowayan, Artist, Saudi Arabia.
  • Nada al-Nashif,  Regional Director ILO Regional Office for Arab States
  • John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada
  • Zainab Bangura, UNSRSG on Sexual Violence
  • Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
  • Jamie Bechtel, Co-Founder, New Course
  • Mike Beebe, Governor of Arkansas
  • Sharan Burrow, General Secretary International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
  • Sylvia Burwell, President, The Walmart Foundation
  • Lydia Cacho, Executive Director Centro Integral de Atención a las Mujeres
  • Mayra Buvinic, Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation
  • Ann Mei Chang, Senior Advisor for Women and Technology, U.S. Department of State
  • Hillary R. Clinton, US Secretary of State
  • Luca Dall'Oglio, Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration
  • Geena Davis, Founder, Geena Davis Institute of Gender in Media
  • Rangita de Silva de Alwis , Director of the Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative
  • Bineta Diop, Director and Founder, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), Senegal
  • Rahma Fathalla, Egyptian Democratic Labour Congress
  • Maya Harris, Vice president of the Democracy, Rights and Justice Program, Ford Foundation
  • Pierre Ferrari, President and CEO Heifer Project International
  • Lili Fournier, Producer, Director and Host, Quest Specials (PBS)
  • Cheryl Hendricks, Senior Research Fellow Institute for Security Studies South Africa
  • Lina Hundaileh, Owner, Al-Zaytouni Company, Jordan
  • Swanee Hunt, Chair, Hunt Alternatives Fund. Former U.S. Ambassador to Austria
  • Leila Janah, Founder and CEO, Samasource
  • Jerry Jones, SVP and Chief Legal Officer, ACXIOM
  • Tawakel Karman, Co-founder of Women Journalists without Chains (WJWC), Yemen.  Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2011
  • Carol Kidu, Former Member of Parliament and Former Minister for Community Development, Papua New Guinea
  • Jeni Klugman, Director, Gender and Development, World Bank
  • Carla Koppell, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Kamila Kuku, G40 Alliance Representative, NuWEDA, Sudan 
  • Laura Liswood, Secretary General, Council of Women World Leaders
  • Frank McCosker, Worldwide General Manager International Organizations Microsoft Corporation
  • Cecilia López Montaño, Founder and President, Centro Internacional de Pensamiento Económico y Social (CISOE), Colombia
  • Katherine Lucey, Founder and CEO, Solar Sisters
  • Mark Muller Stuart QC, Founding Director Beyond Borders Foundation
  • Irene Natividad, Chair, Corporate Women Directors International
  • Ruth Ojiambo, Isis-Women's International Crossed Cultural Exchange
  • Rajendra Pachauri, Director General The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Carole Pottenger,  Vice Admiral. Deputy Chief of Staff Capability Development at NATO Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, Norfolk, Va.
  • Stephen Sackur, Correspondent, BBC
  • Theo Sowa, Interim CEO, African Women’s Development Fund, Ghana
  • Mark Stodola, Mayor Little Rock
  • Stephanie S. Streett, Executive Director William J. Clinton Foundation
  • William L. Swing, Director General, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • Adimaimalaga Tafuna'i, Executive Director Women in Business Development
  • Alimata Traore,  President, COFERSA, Mali (New Field Foundation)
  • Richenda Van Leeuwen, Executive Director, Energy and Climate, Energy Access Initiative, United Nations Foundation (UNF)
  • Melanie Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large Global Women's Issues, US State Departmen

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Members of the Club de Madrid

 

 

  • Esko Aho, Prime Minister of Finland (1991-1995)
  • Abdul-Kareem Al-Eryani, Prime Minister of Yemen (1980-1983; 1998-2001)
  • Sadiq Al Mahdi, Prime Minister of Sudan (1966-1967; 1986-1989)
  • Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (2006-2010). Executive Director, UN Women
  • Kjell Magne Bonvedivik, Prime Minister of Norway (1997-2000, 2001-2005)
  • John Bruton, Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland (1994-1997)
  • Jerzy Buzek , Prime Minister of Poland (1997–2001)
  • Kim Campbell, Prime Minister of Canada (1993)
  • Joachim Chissano, President of Mozambique (1986-2005)
  • William J.Clinton, President of the United States of America (1993-2001)
  • Eduardo Frei, President of Chile (1994-2000)
  • Felipe González, President of the Government of Spain (1982-1996)
  • Alfred Gusenbauer, Chancellor of Austria (2007-2008)
  • Tarja Halonen , President of Finland (2000-2012)
  • Lionel Jospin, Prime Minister of France (1997-2002)
  • Wim Kok, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1994-2002)
  • Chandrika Kumaratunga, President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005)
  • Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera, President of Uruguay (1990-1995)
  • Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile (2000-2006)
  • Zlatko Lagumdzija, Prime Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina (2001-2002)
  • Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro, President of Cape Verde (1991-2001)
  • Olusegun Obasanjo, President of Nigeria (1976-1979, 1999-2007)
  • Roza Otunbayeva, President of Kyrgyzstan (2010-2011)
  • Andrés Pastrana, President of Colombia (1998-2002)
  • Jorge Fernando Quiroga, President of Bolivia (2001-2002)
  • Mary Robinson, President of the Republic of Ireland (1990-1997)
  • José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, President of the Government of Spain (2004-2012)
  • Petre Roman, Prime Minister of Romania (1989-1991)
  • Boris Tadic, President of the Republic of Serbia (2004-2012)
  • Cassam Uteem, President of Mauritius (1992-2002)
  • Vaira Vike-Freiberga , President of Latvia (1999-2007)

 

 Club de Madrid Advisors

  • Rut C. Diamint, Professor, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina
  • Alexander Likhotal, President and CEO, Green Cross International
  • Tim Phillips, Co-Founder of the Project on Justice in Times of Transition, Harward University
  • Theodore Piccone, Senior & Deputy Director for Foreigh Policy Program, Brookings Institution

 

Members of the Constituent Foundations

 

  • Diego Hidalgo, Founder and Honorary President, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE)
  • T. Anthony Jones, Vice-President and Executive Director of the Gorbachev Foundation of North America
  • George Matthews, Chairman of the Gorbachev Foundation of North America
  • José Manuel Romero, Vice-President, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE)

Club de Madrid Secretariat

 

  • Carlos Westendorp, Secretary General. Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Spain.
  • María Elena Agüero, Deputy Secretary General 
  • Agustina Briano, ,Institutional Relations Officer
  • Rubén Campos, Programme Coordinator
  • Ricardo Hidalgo, Chief Financial Officer
  • Luis Pérez, Communications Officer
  • María Romero,  Logistics Officer
  • Irene Sánchez, Assitant Event Management
  • Irene Vergara, Energy/Democracy Program Officer
  • Belén Villar, Women, Peace and Security Program Officer

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Other Participants

 

 

  • Penny Abeywardena, Head of Girls and Women Clinton Global Initiative
  • Aileen Adams, Deputy Mayor of the City of Los Angeles for Strategic Partnerships
  • Mahnaz Afkhami, President & CEO, Women's Learning Partnership (WLP)
  • Najla Alfaraj, Electronics Engineering Departament, CTS, PAAET) KuwaitSamira Alfozan, Saudi Arabia
  • Farida Allaghi, Founder and President, Libyan Forum for the support of Civil Society” LFCS” and A Human Rights Activist
  • Alaa M. Al Shroogi, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
  • Joel E.  Anderson, Chancellor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, ,
  • Loreen Arbus, President, The Loreen Arbus Foundation
  • Kim Azzarelli, Vice President, New Ventures at Newsweek Daily Beast & President of the Women in the World Foundation
  • Barbara Barrett, Interim President, Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Daniela Bas, Director of the Division of Social Development, UNDESA
  • Doug Becker, Founder, Laureate Education
  • Kelly Behrend, Director of Corporate Responsability, The Peacework Development Fund
  • Asrul Daniel bin Ahmed, Researcher Global Movement of Moderates Foundation. Malaysia
  • Robert "Bob" Bloom, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, Heifer International
  • Elisabeth Broderick Sex Discrimination Commisioner and Commisioner Responsible for Age Discrimination of Australia (World Bank Advisory Council on Gender and Development)
  • Alessio J. Brown, Executive Director GES, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
  • Matt Browne , Center for American Progress
  • Paula Caldwell St. OngeConsulate General of Canada (Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas)
  • Mildred O. Callear, Executive Vice President and Board Member, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds
  • Ángela Camacho, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Jana Carter, Senior Director International Corporate Affairs, Walmart Stores Inc.
  • Christy Carpenter , Chief Executive Officer, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
  • Sean Carroll, Senior Director, Creative Associates International
  • Jana Carter, Senior Director International Corporate Affairs, Walmart Stores Inc.
  • Aaron Cesar, Director Delfina Foundation
  • Somali Cerise, Coordinator Gender Project, Social Cohesion Unit, (OECD Development Center)
  • Hela Cheikhrouhou, Director Energy, Enviroment and Climate Change, African Development Bank
  • Wesley Clark, US Army General
  • Sean Cleary, Executive Vice Chair, Future World Foundation
  • Geoffrey Cowan , President, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnyland
  • Aart de Geus, Chairman and CEO, Berstelmann Stiftung
  • Amitabh Desai, Director of Foreign Policy, Clinton Foundation
  • M. Jane Dickey, Rose Law Firm
  • Famara Dieudhiou Fahamu, Project Coordinator, New Field Foundation
  • Madeline Di Nonno, Executive Director, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
  • Pedro Durán, Political Advisor to the Prime Minister of Haiti
  • Peter Eigen, Founder Former Chair and Chairman of the Advisory Council, Transparency International
  • Dora Flesher, CFO, Positive Atmosphere Reaches KIds Inc.
  • Terry Garner, Director, William J. Clinton Presidential Library
  • Blair Glencorse, Club de Madrid's Transitional Leadership Project Advisor
  • Marc Grobmyer, Chairman, Global Technology Deployment Initiative and Senior Advisor SEAF
  • Kristine Hafftert, Principal, Haffert Global
  • Gretchen Hall, President and CEO, Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Patrick Hays, Mayor, North Little Rock
  • Annette Heuser, Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation
  • Sarah Hobson, Executive Director, New Field Foundation
  • Scott Howe, CEO, ACXIOM
  • David Jacobson, Kutack Rock LLP
  • Shirin Jamshidi, Army Energy Initiatives Task Force
  • LaShawn Jefferson, Program Officer on Woman's Human Rights, Ford Foundation
  • Cindy Jones-Nyland, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Resource Development, heifer International
  • Grant Jones, Candidate, Darwim College, University of Cambridge. Jugde Business School
  • Judy Jones, Chair Person Arkansas Tennis Patrons Foundation
  • Martha Deacon Jones, Attorney at Law
  • Sarah Kambou, President, International Center for Research on Women
  • Murat Karimsakov, Chairman of the Executive Body of the "Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists" Association
  • Ruth Kavuma, Former Member of Parliament, Uganda
  • Stephen Smith
  • Patrick Kennedy
  • Amy Kennedy
  • Surina Khan, Director of Gender Rights and Equality, Ford Foundation
  • Elia King de Jordan, Executive Director, Rais Vida
  • Jakub Klepal, Executive Director, Forum 2000
  • Daniel Korn, Director of Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland to the US
  • Kate Lappin, Regional Coordinator Asia Pacific Forum on Women Law and Development
  • Maria Leissner, Secretary General, Community of Democracies
  • Paolo Lembo, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Benjamin LeslieFounder, Leslie Ventures
  • Mariam Mansury, Community of Experts Manager, Institute for Inclusive Security
  • Susana A. Markham, Director, Women's Political Participation, National Democratic Institute (NDI)
  • John Mayner, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Little Rock Conventions and Visitors Bureau
  • Katie McClain, Director, Building Retroit Program, William J. Clinton Foundation
  • Dustin McDaniel, Arkansas Attorney General
  • Mark McLane, Managing Director, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion, Barclays PLC
  • Thomas (Mack) L. McLarty, CEO, McLarty Companies
  • Donna McLarty, Co-Founder and Vice Chair Emeritus, Vital Voices Global Parternship
  • Gregory Mevs, Presidential Advisory Council of Economic Growth and Investment Haiti
  • Shirley Morgan, Legal Counsel, Mineralogy Pty. Ltd, Australia
  • Andrew Morrison, Chief of the Gender and Diversity Unit, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Ursula Müller, Director General for Policy issues and Political Governance of Bilateral Development Cooperation and Sectoral Affairs, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany
  • Rovshan Muradov, Executive Director Nizami Ganjavi International Center and Founding Member Eurasia Dialogue Center, Azerbaijan
  • Shalimi Nataraj, Director, Advocacy and Parternships, Global Fund for Women
  • Tabara Ndiaye, Programme Officer, New Field Foundation
  • Alyse Nelson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vital Voices
  • Serik Nugerbekov, Senator of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Co-chair of the Coordination Council of the "Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists" (Former Head of the socio-economic monitoring department of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan).
  • Diego Osorio, Club de Madrid's Transitional Leadership Project. Advisor
  • Michele Ozumba, President and CEO, Women’s Funding Network
  • Clive Palmer, Director and Owner, Mineralogy Pty. Ltd, Australia
  • Michael Palmer, Mineralogy Pty. Ltd, Australia
  • Roland Rich, Executive Head of the UN Demcoracy Fundation
  • Marty Rhodes, Chairman, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce
  • Flor Rojas, Founder, Fundación Educación para los Derechos Humanos. Dominican Republic
  • Sophia Said, Senior Policy Advisor, Ingenuity Outcomes, LLC
  • Holly Sargent, Founding Director of the Women's Leadership Board Harvard Kennedy School
  • Michael Schmitz, Executive Director, ICLEI-USA
  • Janice Sharry, Partner, Haynes & Boone, LLP
  • Sarah Silver , Executive Director, Alan B. Slifka Foundation
  • Alan Sims, Vice President Sales and Services, Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Rodney Slater, Former US Secretary of Transportation
  • Geoff Smith, Mineralogy, Pty. Ltd, Australia
  • Steven Smith, Mineralogy, Pty. Ltd, Australia
  • Susan Stautberg, Co Chair, Women Corporate Directors
  • Amy Stewart, Rose Law Firm
  • Nada Stirratt , EVP, ACXIOM
  • Bill Sweeney, President/CEO, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
  • Raymond Tam, Mineralogy, Pty. Ltd, Australia
  • Sarah Thorn, Senior Director, Federal Goverment Relations, Walmart Stores Inc.
  • Henri Van Eeghen, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect
  • Elizabeth Vazquez, President, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect
  • Peter Walkenhorst, Senior Project Manager, Germany and Asia, Bertelsmann Stiftung
  • Jackie K. Weatherspoon, Former Member, New Hampshire House of Representatives
  • Stanislas Wodjewodzki, Advisor to the Haiti Foreign Affairs Ministry, Goverment of Haiti
  • Eugene Yun, Managing Director, P80 Group Foundation

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