150 Women Who Shake the World

The annual Women in the World Summit is going on now in New York City. Edna Adan is participating again this year, and she has been named to this list of 150 women who shake the world. Complete list of world-shaking womenNewsweek and The Daily Beast Honor 150 Extraordinary Women “They are heads of state and heads of household, angry protesters in the city square and sly iconoclasts in...
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Hillary Clinton photo

The Daily Beast has kindly provided Edna with a photo of herself with Hillary Clinton at the conference in NYC.Edna missed getting a photo of the encounter, herself, but happily somebody else did. The two go way back. Says Edna: “I had a longish chat about FGM [Female Genital Mutilation] with Hilary Clinton and reminded her of our first meeting in Beijing in 1995 during the Women’s...
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Daily Beast Womens Summit: Photos

Edna Adan has shared some photos from the recent Women in the World Summit in New York City. Here are some of the best of what was taken. There are many (many!) more photos in the Edna Hospital Photo Galleries. Edna on the panel Harmfu
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New Profile of Edna

Lynn Sherr has published a new article profiling Edna Adan at the Daily Beast. Read Full Article at The Daily Beast“The biggest gift I want to leave behind is not a building, but the skills I leave with the women. I want to train 1,000 midwives.” Her progress so far is astounding. Since the hospital opened, they have delivered more than 9,500 women and lost only 39....
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Toppling Traditions

Edna Adan is among the participants who will participate in a panel discussion on Saturday at 4:50pm EST titled “Toppling Traditions.” You can watch the conference live at The Daily Beast web site: Women in the World Summit Recommend on FacebookTweet about it...
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Women in the World update

The Daily Beast has added more material to their section Women in the World. Here is a video from Liya Kebede: Why Are So Many Mothers Dying? Supermodel Liya Kebede tells Plum TV about her quest to end the easily preventable deaths of mothers around the world. Plus:Kebede’s article on her journey to philanthropyWatch for further updates this weekend. Remember, Edna Adan is among the...
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Edna at Women in the World Summit

Edna Adan will visit New York City next weekend to participate in the Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit and she will appear on one of the panels. The following is from Tina Brown, editor of The Daily Beast.Now, I’m thrilled to announce The Daily Beast will be producing a compelling live event that focuses in depth on powerful human stories about women. We will showcase leaders...
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