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#CNNwomen Tweetchat: How can women change the world?

March 6, 2014 -- Updated 1357 GMT (2157 HKT)
What can we do to gain gender parity? Join the Twitter conversation on Friday via the hashtag #cnnwomen.
What can we do to gain gender parity? Join the Twitter conversation on Friday via the hashtag #cnnwomen.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • CNN will host a tweetchat ahead of International Women's Day
  • Special guests include Anne-Marie Slaughter and Laura Bates, The Everyday Sexism Project founder
  • CNN's Leading Women community will also join the conversation on building a better world
  • Follow #CNNwomen on Twitter March 7 at 5pm ET / 10pm GMT

(CNN) -- To celebrate International Women's Day, CNN's Leading Women is inviting you to a Tweetchat to discuss how we can bring about gender equality and build a better world and future for women.

Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Join CNN's Leading Women team and special guests Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman, Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of the New America Foundation and Laura Bates, founder of The Everyday Sexism Project for this TweetChat on Friday March 7 at 5pm ET/10pm GMT.

The conversation will focus on what gender equality means for women today and what practical steps we can take to make parity a reality for all. The discussion topic was inspired by our CNN iReport assignment where we asked you what kind of world you'd like to build.

To take part in our special International Women's Day Tweetchat, simply log in to Twitter, search #CNNwomen and join the conversation.

Key Twitter handles for the chat include:

@TawakkolKarman
@slaughterAM
@everydaysexism
@ChiefHotMomma
@tinu
@MsAfropolitan
@CNNiwomen

Join us and share your experiences, thoughts and ideas. We'll be featuring the conversation on CNN.com.

To find out more about how Tweetchats work, read our guide.

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