The Women Leaders Iceland team 2018

The Women Leaders Iceland team 2018

Women Leaders Global Forum takes off in Reykjavík

Women leaders from around the world gathered in Reykjavík on 26–28 November for the first Women Leaders Global Forum. The WLGF will from now on be an annual event and is scheduled to take place in Reykjavík until 2021. According to the event organisers, Iceland was chosen for its leadership in gender equality. The WLGF is designed to be a place where women leaders discuss and share ideas and solutions on how to further advance society, increase equality between women and men and promote and positively develop the number of women in leadership positions.

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Chair of the Executive Board of Women Political Leaders, Global Forum, and a Meet in Reykjavík Honorary Ambassador played a crucial role in organising the event, which is co-hosted by the government and Parliament of Iceland. Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland, is one of the Forum’s co-chairs among leaders of the OECD, World Bank, World Economic Forum and others.

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