Fueling an Inclusive Global Economy through Care Infrastructure
Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 3 – 6 p.m. EDT
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WeProsper’s 2022 United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) side event. Bringing together policymakers, researchers, and CSOs for a vibrant discussion on how to mainstream care considerations in traditional infrastructure, how care intersects with climate change, and how this relates to sustainable and inclusive economies.
Speakers: Jamille Bigio, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); Raquel Lagunas, Global Director of Gender Equality, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide; Carmen Hernandez Ruiz, Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL; Martha Delgado Peralta, Undersecretary of Multilateral Affairs & Human Rights, Foreign Affairs Ministry of México; Catherine Nyambura, Senior Policy Expert-Consultant; Mary Borrowman (moderator), Senior Economist, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW).
Global Care Investments for an Effective and Inclusive COVID-19 Recovery
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. EDT
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Join WeProsper at the United Nations High-level Political Forum of Sustainable Development to learn how investments in care can transform the economy and empower women in the formal and informal sectors.
Speakers: Jessica Espinoza, CEO, 2X Collaborative; Megan O’Donnell, Policy Fellow & Assistant Director of Gender Equality, Center for Global Development; Emilienne De Leon, Expert Consultant, INMUJERES; Kelsey Harris, Senior Global Policy Advocate, ICRW; Meredith Wyse, Senior Social Development Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank; Mando Chiundaponde, Economic Justice and Rights Officer, FEMNET; Ritu Sharma, Vice President, US Programs and Policy Advocacy, CARE.
Learning Session (1 of 2): Influencing International Financial Institutions
Monday, May 23, 2022 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. EDT
Online Only |
WeProsper is pleased to invite you to a brown bag session to learn more from experts about international financial institutions (IFIs) like the World Bank and the IMF, and provide you with tools, tips, and strategies to influence them.
Speakers: Mary Borrowman, Economist, ICRW; Megan O’Donnell, Policy Fellow and Assistant Director, Gender, Center for Global Development; Friederike Strub, Gender Equality and Macroeconomics Lead, Bretton Woods Project