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As we wrapped up our time at WD2019 today, we reflected on the inspiring stories we heard, the important knowledge we gained, and the solutions we shared to put us on a path toward a more gender equal world.

Throughout the week, we asked you to think about how you will use your power. Our hope is that today you feel inspired, powerful, and ready to carry this momentum forward.

Read on for highlights from a moving final day at WD2019, and let us know how you'll use your power using #ThePowerOf.  

Watch our short WD2019 highlight reel!
Highlights from Today

What happens when people demand change? #MeToo's Tarana Burke, Ni Una Menos' Vanina Escales, Time's Up Legal Defense Fund's Tina Tchen, Together for Yes' Ailbhe Smyth, and others talked about creating a movement, successes, challenges, and what's next.

We heard from a powerful group of young, intersectional, globally oriented feminists who are committed to, and succeeding at, changing the world. They talked about the importance of including all women, using privilege to advocate for the rights of others, and more.

Women Deliver's Katja Iversen looks toward what's next after WD2019.

WDLive

Interested in tuning in to a conversation from WDLive? We've compiled daily playlists from our WDLive studio below:

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“We lift up women who are not as privileged as we are. We continue to tell our stories, because that is how we continue to live forever."

 - Deneka Thomas, Women Deliver Young Leader, poet, arts educator, and Program Manager for Girl Be Heard, Trinidad and Tobago
Head of U.N. Women on drive to double gender equal cabinets by 2020Reuters
Countries holding elections must make it a priority to put equal numbers of women and men in top positions, the head of U.N. Women said.

New study finds economic impact of child birth before 18bdnews24.com
A new study has found a “strong and consistent” lifelong negative association between giving birth before age 18 and a woman’s economic empowerment.

African women demand empowerment, equalityAA
Women from Africa’s 54 countries attend WD2019 in Canada demanding their rights.

'I am a woman, I have a girl': Sophie Grégoire Trudeau on why gender equality mattersDaily Hive
Grégoire Trudeau, who has been a longtime advocate for gender equality, is currently attending WD2019 as an influencer for the Deliver for Good Campaign.

A woman even here: protecting Arab women’s rights is a key to mitigating conflict in Middle East and North AfricaTimes of India
A session at WD2019 focused on the challenges faced by women in the Arab world.

Where can I find photos and videos from WD2019?

  • Select photos from the conference are available on Women Deliver's Flickr page, which can be found here. We’ll be uploading on a rolling basis, and you are welcome to share! 
  • We're still rendering and uploading videos from the conference and will post on a rolling basis. You can find final videos here

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