Geena Davis Participates in Launch Event for UN Women

On February 24, 2011, UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, celebrated its launch at UN Headquarters in New York. Luminaries from the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, civil society, the media, music and film packed the UN General Assembly.


From left to right: Bandana Rana, President, Saathi; Ted Turner, CNN founder and UN Foundation chairman; H.R.H Princess Cristina of Spain; President of the UN General Assembly Joseph Deiss; UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet; UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; Mrs. Ban Sook-taek; UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro; Permanent Representative of Nigeria and President of the UN Women Executive Board 2011 Ambassador Joy Ogwu; Juju Chang, news anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America; Former Commander of the all-female Formed Police Unit in Liberia Rakhi Sahi; and Actress Geena Davis


Geena Davis was one of the key speakers



Some photos courtesy of UN Women

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