Helene Gayle Global Development Symposium

Registration Open

The 2018 Helene Gayle Debate will be held on October 9 at Jack Morton Auditorium at The George Washington University. RSVP for your free ticket now.

HerStory: The Worldwide Impact of #MeToo

Join us as we explore the impact of the #MeToo Movement in the lives of women and girls around the world. We’ll debate the roles of institutions and grassroots organizations in the growing movement to end gender based violence and, in the process, celebrate Helene Gayle, CARE President Emeritus, and her ongoing contributions.


Additional speakers include:

Henriette Kolb
Manager, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation


Carla Koppell
Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace, and Security


Emily Bove
Former Executive Director, Women Thrive Alliance


Ekene Osakwe
CARE Nigeria


Photo Highlights

View photos from 2017's exciting event featuring Sec. Madeleine Albright and Award-Winning Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

Highlights Video

If you missed us last year, watch the highlights video from the 2017 Helene D. Gayle Symposium here.