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Rangita de Silva-de Alwis spoke at the Women's Democracy Network (WDN) International Women’s Day Conference in Washington DC in early March. The conference brought together women from around the world and the United States to continue important discussions that began a year ago.

Rangita de Silva-de Alwis at International Women's Day Conference

Rangita de Silva-de Alwis spoke at the Women's Democracy Network (WDN) International Women’s Day Conference in Washington DC in early March. A member of WDN advisory council, de Silva-deAlwis was invited to chair a working group and share her input on how to make the network sustainable and more effective. The conference brought together women from around the world and the United States to continue important discussions that began a year ago.

 
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