On March 17-23, 2019, Vital Voices hosted their second VVEngage Leadership gathering, which brought together 22 women from 17 countries at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government in Boston, United States. Council Members Former Prime Minister of New Zealand Jenny Shipley and Former Prime Minister of Peru Beatriz Merino shared lessons from their time in office with the fellows during informal discussions and mentoring sessions. Vital Voices also hosted a panel with Emerson College on women leaders using their power to empower. H.E. Beatriz Merino, R.H. Jenny Shipley, and Secretary General Laura Liswood participated.