Women in Charge: A Conversation with Diane von Fürstenberg

Women’s rights are under attack around the world. And women are rising up. From Iran to Afghanistan to Ukraine, women are leading protests, defending democracy, and ensuring a safe and just world for all. Renowned designer and philanthropist Diane Von Fürstenberg spoke with Georgetown students about the critical roles women play worldwide and how we can invest in women and scale their impact.


Diane Von Furstenberg

Renowned Fashion Designer and Philanthropist, Founder of the Fashion House DvF

in conversation with:

Amb. Melanne Verveer
Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security


Georgetown Students from
Afghanistan, Iran, and Ukraine

 Bahar Ghandehari (COL’23), Iran

Olha Kovach (SFS ’26), Ukraine

Salma Alokozai (GHD ’24), Afghanistan

Hosted by Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS).