Puri has been a force in elevating UN Women's prominence over the last couple years. Talking to Puri gives one the deep sense of the interconnectedness that UN Women prioritizes in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment.
With a reputation for being charming, witty and funny in person, Rice is known for being candid and persuasive at the United Nations. She responded by email to interview questions posed by The InterDependent.
You don't have to be a UN staffer or aid worker to take part in World Humanitarian Day. In addition to pledging support through social media networks, "I Was Here" encourages you to commit to doing one good deed for someone in need this Sunday.