Can Breaking Development Silos Make a Difference for Women and Girls?

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Can Breaking Development Silos Make a Difference for Women and Girls?

March 11, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join FHI 360, Women Thrive Worldwide and Johnson & Johnson for a provocative discussion on how an integrated delivery of development solutions can accelerate gender equality and women’s empowerment. The event is the second in FHI 360’s “Does 1+1=3? The Integration Hypothesis” series and is being held in support of the 59th session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women.

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The evening will begin with lightning talks from the following expert practitioners:

  • Abbigal Muleya, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Zubo Trust, Zimbabwe
  • Dhruba Prasad Ghimire, Founder and General Secretary, Rural Women’s Network of Nepal

A panel discussion about the challenges and benefits of adopting integrated approaches to the empowerment of women and girls will follow:

  • Stephenie Foster, Senior Advisor, Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State
  • Dr. Krishna Jafa, Deputy Director, Integrated Delivery, Programs, Channels and Components, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Eugenia (Jenny) McGill, Lecturer and Associate Director, Economic and Political Development Concentration, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
  • Ann M. Starrs, President and Chief Executive Officer, Guttmacher Institute
  • Rose Wilcher, Director, Research Utilization, FHI 360

Reception to accompany event.

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Date:
March 11, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Women Thrive Alliance
FHI 360

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