Connecting gender equality and reducing poverty

Presenter/s: Dr Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender at the World Bank Group

Event type: Public lecture

Event date: Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Event venue: The Common Room, University House, 1 Balmain, Crescent, ANU

Dr Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender at the World Bank Group, is recognized internationally as an expert on gender and development. Before joining the Bank Group in 2014, she was Economist-in-Residence and Co-Director of the Program on Gender Analysis in Economics at American University. From 2013-2014, she led the UNU-WIDER program on aid effectiveness and gender equality, and from 2011-2013 she served as Senior Gender Adviser and Acting Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment at USAID. Among her previous positions, Dr. Grown has been Senior Scholar and Co-Director of the Gender Equality and Economy Program at the Levy Economics Institute at Bard College, Director of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Governance team at the International Center for Research on Women, and Senior Program Officer at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

This lecture will be followed by a Q & A with Dr Grown.

Light lunch will be served from 12-12:40. To RSVP for the event click here.


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