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Women Participation in Politics


06/04/2022 à 20:30

Women Participation in Politics - Free Online Interactive Session by I Have Learned Academy In Collaboration with the German Foundation: KAS - Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Lebanon office

In this talk we will give facts and figures about Women Participation in Politics worldwide and in Lebanon in particular

We will cover:

- Facts and Figures of Women Participation worldwide
- Women Participation in National Governments
- 2018 vs. 2009 Parliamentary Elections in Lebanon
- Fifty Fifty Plan A Proposal - Quota Law
- Fifty Fifty Plan B Proposals to support female candidates
- Women Achievements around the Globe

Speaker's Bio

Joelle AbouFarhat
Co-Founder & President @Fiftyfiftylb NGO, Lebanon
Personal/Political Branding Expert @JoBrandingad

Joelle holds a master’s degree in “Journalism and Press Agencies” from the Lebanese University.
She founded Fifty Fifty , a Lebanese NGO involving women and men , aiming at promoting gender equality in public and private sectors , focusing mainly on political decision-making positions.
She contributed enormously to the huge increase of female candidates‘ number in the 2018 parliamentary elections in Lebanon from 12 candidates in 2009, to 113 candidates in 2018.
She is currently running different programs about political empowerment for women, preparing female candidates for the upcoming 2022 parliamentary elections.
Joelle is also an expert in Personal and Political Branding. She founded her own communication agency Jo Branding Advertising aiming at helping individuals craft their ways into politics.
Joelle received the “Evelyne Bustros” award for her work on empowering women in politics.


Booking information

Tickets are free, but booking is a must!

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This session will be online from the comfort of your home.

This session is part of the Free Online Series Program done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with KAS: "Thoughts & Talks for a Better Lebanon"


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