Sheryl WuDunn on Powerful Women and Activism

Audience reactions from APB speaker Sheryl WuDunn speech at #ENThompsonForum on 2.23.16

  1. Excited to have the opportunity to listen to @WuDunn speak on global opportunities for women tonight! #enthompsonforum
  2. Definitely one of the perks to being at #UNL- excited to hear from Sheryl WuDunn, author of "Half the Sky." #ENThompsonforum
    Definitely one of the perks to being at #UNL- excited to hear from Sheryl WuDunn, author of "Half the Sky." #ENThompsonforum
  3. Our society is much less violent than it has been for the past 1500 odd years. Still a long way to go. #ENThompsonForum
  4. Sheryl Wudunn using a lot of humor to get the crowd involved. #ENTFWI
  5. For most families in remote China, education for girls is not always financially viable, despite test scores. #ENThompsonForum
  6. At @SherylWuDunn with granddaughters. 1/2 the Sky-girls are 5/6 of their generation in our family. #ENThompsonForum https://t.co/uJl9Zr4RQk
    At @SherylWuDunn with granddaughters. 1/2 the Sky-girls are 5/6 of their generation in our family. #ENThompsonForum pic.twitter.com/uJl9Zr4RQk
  7. Sheryl WuDunn starts off the night by speaking on the decrease in violence through history, yet injustice against women remains the same
  8. Educating girls can make such a huge difference in not just families but in communities as well. #halfthesky #ENThompsonForum
  9. Educating girls can allow them to help themselves and then reinvest in their communities. #ENThompsonForum
  10. Giving young, poverty stricken girls, an education is the easiest and most beneficial way to jumpstart an economy. #ENThompsonForum
  11. Gender inequality is the moral cause of our time- Sheryl Wudunn. #ENThompsonForum
  12. In this century, the central moral challenge is the oppression of women and girls in the world-@WuDunn #ENThompsonForum
  13. It is reported that in the global population, there are between 60-100 million missing girls and women. #ENThompsonForum
  14. The moral challenge of our world today is the oppression of girls and women. -- Sheryl WuDunn #ENThompsonForum #UNL
  15. "How does educating a girl help with poverty? When you educate a girl, you help the village." -@WuDunn #ENThompsonForum
  16. Women's brains and talent should not go unused. Women can only benefit a country. #ENThompsonForum
  17. Despite the Taken franchise, sex trafficking is very much a problem in the United States. #ENThompsonForum
  18. From the speaker Sheryl Wudunn lecture, the woman has played an irreplaceable role in the world, gender should be equal #ENThompsonForum Unl
  19. At the height of the US slave trade, about 80,000 slaves were transferred to the US. Now? 800,000 in the sex slave trade. #ENThompsonForum
  20. Current sex slaves have an approximate value of 30k-40k, yet get sold for only a few dollars. How do we value human lives? #ENThompsonForum
  21. WuDunn reports the value of a prostitute in the Philippines can be as low as 300 Dollars #ENThompsonForum
  22. We know what it takes to allow women to deliver [children] smoothly. It's just basic healthcare. @WuDunn #MaternalMortality #ENThompsonForum
  23. Education can be the answer to most of the world's problems involving social intolerance anywhere in the world. #ENThompsonForum
  24. Women and girls are part of the solution, not the problem. #ENThompsonForum
  25. We need to move women into a virtuous cycle, not keep them in a vicious cycle. #ENThompsonForum #UNL
  26. You never know where a rose can grow from, until it does. #ENThompsonForum
  27. the media began a systematic reports of male and female students encounter in employment gender discrimination.@WuDunn #enthompsonforum unl
  28. Investing in women is investing in a better future for everyone #ENThompsonForum #halfthesky
  29. The best way to help a country trying to spark its economy? Keep everyone healthy. #ENThompsonForum
  30. Not all aid programs work. The ones that do? Instead of giving out fish, they teach you how to catch your own. #ENThompsonForum
  31. "Sustainable solutions are what the world is looking for, not just aid." -@WuDunn #ENThompsonForum
  32. We are about to watch a trailer for Sheryl's new documentary on women issues #WuDunn
  33. Black girls completed studies and graduated, which was her success! @WuDunn
  34. "Sometimes the problem is so big that saving one life doesn't feel enough." #ENThompsonForum
  35. Changing one life can still change the world. Let's cut vicious cycles and start a new one. #ENThompsonForum #halfthesky
  36. Snaps for @WuDunn 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 she is incredible and I'm so happy I got to see her speak at the #ENThompsonForum
  37. Why join a movement to better society? What's in it for you? Honestly, why wouldn't you? #ENThompsonForum #halfthesky
  38. "Contribute to a cause bigger than yourself" -Sheryl Wudunn. #ENThompsonForum
  39. With great fortune comes great responsibility. Join the moment, help turn oppression into opportunity for women worldwide. #ENThompsonForum
  40. "With our fortune comes great responsibility, it is up to us on how we can discharge that fortune into the community." #ENThompsonForum
  41. Value women for who they are, not just what they do for you. #ENThompsonForum #halfthesky
  42. #ENThompsonForum how do we invite men to this conversation without making them feel blamed?
  43. .@WuDunn Thanks for an incredible talk! Educate Women. Focus on women. #women #enthompsonforum
  44. Boys are sometimes cool too. Educating everyone builds better lives. #ENThompsonForum #halfthesky
  45. .@WuDunn Thanks for an incredible talk! Educate Women. Focus on women. #women #enthompsonforum
  46. "What policy are you going to push forward to address the lack of women in all industries?" - Sheryl WuDunn's question for 2016 candidates
  47. "What are you going to push forward to address the lack of women in all industries to encourage the rise to top positions?" #ENThompsonForum
  48. "What policy are you going to put forward to encourage more women in leadership?"- Wudunn asks all president candidates #ENThompsonForum
  49. Sheryl WuDunn emphasizes political will to be at the root of the solution for the problems women face today in the world
  50. What would be a good place to start for someone to help make a change in the world? #ENThompsonForum
  51. Thoroughly enjoyed hearing @WuDunn at @ENThompsonForum tonight on the moral imperative of empowering women. https://t.co/nwFfOYw1lC
    Thoroughly enjoyed hearing @WuDunn at @ENThompsonForum tonight on the moral imperative of empowering women. pic.twitter.com/nwFfOYw1lC
  52. To what extent do cultural differences impact oppression of women around the world? #ENThompsonForum
  53. Inspiring message by @WuDunn at tonight's @ENThompsonForum: "Women can be part of the solution."
  54. "We need to focus on compassion and raise our kids to be more compassionate." - @WuDunn #ENThompsonForum #LNK
  55. In order to change society, we have to change the attitude 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 I liked that @WuDunn #ENThompsonForum @ENThompsonForum
  56. #ENThompsonForum @WuDunn How do you convince decision makers to join the campaign?
  57. The oppression of girls and women around the world is not a "women's issue." #ENThompsonForum #UNL
  58. Do you believe that having a woman president would signify gender equality or progress in gender equality? #ENThompsonForum
  59. How men can be a part of the effort: "We lose the battle when it is just a women's thing, we must be in it all together" #ENThompsonForum
  60. "Gender equality is not a women's issue. It is a social issue. Men have to get involved." Sheryl @WuDunn
  61. .@WuDunn "Men, get involved in gender equality. This isn't just women's issues" That's the definition of Feminism, Sheryl. #ENThompsonForum
  62. "This is not a women's issue this is a social issue" - Sheryl WuDunn on women's rights and equality. #ENThompsonForum
  63. Chose what you're interested in. Take that first step. You'll find it rewarding.- Sheryl Wudunn #ENThompsonForum
  64. "The key is to take that first step, it will be rewarding and you will ultimately be happier." #ENThompsonForum
  65. Sustainable solutions is what the world needs, not just something that's simply given away. #ENThompsonForum
  66. "Sometimes the problem is so big, on a global scale, saving one life just isn't enough." #ENThompsonForum
  67. "It is very possible to bring these women into the solution." -Sheryl WuDunn #ENThompsonForum #UNL202diversityspeech
  68. The central moral challenge, "In this century, it is the oppression of women and girls throughout the world." -Sheryl WuDunn
  69. "Educate a man, you raise an individual. Educate a woman, you raise a nation" #ENThompsonForum
  70. How sad is it that it took me this long to go to an #ENThompsonForum? The answer is very sad. Go before you're an old senior like me! I loved hearing Sheryl WuDunn speak tonight about global gender inequality especially after reading some of her work in my gender economics class. #UNL 185
    How sad is it that it took me this long to go to an #ENThompsonForum? The answer is very sad. Go before you're an old senior like me! I loved hearing Sheryl WuDunn speak tonight about global gender inequality especially after reading some of her work in my gender economics class. #UNL 185
  71. We had a wonderful time at the #ENThompsonForum tonight hearing from Sheryl WuDunn. What an awesome experience! https://t.co/Oqt7H6zSCt
    We had a wonderful time at the #ENThompsonForum tonight hearing from Sheryl WuDunn. What an awesome experience! pic.twitter.com/Oqt7H6zSCt
  72. In Sheryl WuDunn's lecture, it mentioned that men in some countries are still undereducated the women rights.
  73. In the Sheryl WuDunn's speech, she delivered the message that,around the world, girls aren't just the victim;they also could be the solution
  74. "When you educate a girl, you educate a village", Sheryl WuDunn shared her story of gender injustices.
  75. In Sheryl WuDunn's speech, she said this "one of the simplest and effective ways is to educate girls, empower them with knowledge".
  76. To educate girls and to let them have the ability to make their own decisions can help with women rights in Sheryl WuDunn's lecture.
  77. In the speech of Sheryl WuDunn, she pointed out in some places women still can't go to school.
  78. From the speaker of Sheryl WuDunn, to realize women rights people need to change their attitude of women.
  79. Sheryl WuDunn claimed in her speech that instead of saying a women's problem people should say people's problem.
  80. Great night ! #enthompsonforum
    Great night ! #enthompsonforum