From Public to Private: Economic Empowerment for Women Across Sectors

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Anne McPherson

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In honor of International Women’s Day, ICRW held a panel discussion on empowering women across economic sectors. Experts from a variety of industries¬†discussed barriers to women’s economic participation and inclusion, social programs that protect women’s risk in labor markets and how governments and the private sectors are approaching women’s economic advancement in the United States and around the world.

Panelists included:

Kate Bahn, Economist, Center for American Progress
Sarah Gammage
, Director, Gender, Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods, ICRW
Trevor Gandy, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Cultural Officer, Chubb Insurance
Julie T. Katzman, Executive Vice President and COO, InterAmerican Development Bank
Cherreka Montgomery, Principal, Client Engagement & Strategy, ICRW Advisors

ICRW used Storify to capture highlights from the event.