In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Women Deliver President and CEO Katja Iversen explored the importance of empowering women.

“Women are powerful. They are producers, reproducers, consumers, and voters,” Iversen said.

Following her address, Iversen joined a conversation with HERproject Director Christine Svarer and answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

Watch the full video below:

The BSR Conference 2016, which took place November 1-3 in New York, gathered sustainability leaders from business, government, and civil society to explore the theme of “Be Bold.” Check out the conversation on Twitter at #BSR16 and see all video highlights on BSR’s YouTube channel.