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Gender Roundtable: What IS the Status of Women – A Closer Look at the Global Gender Gap
July 12, 2012
On July 12, 2012, Women Thrive Worldwide hosted a roundtable discussion titled, “What IS the Status of Women and Girls? A Closer Look at the Global Gender Gap.” Our Co-founder and President, Ritu Sharma, moderated the discussion among leading experts in the fields of gender, economics, and nutrition. Panelists discussed the status of women and girls worldwide and proposed solutions to closing the global gender gap.
The panel included the following speakers:
• Karen Craggs-Milne, Senior Gender Advisor at Plan Canada
• Malcolm Ehrenpreis, Senior Gender Specialist at The World Bank
• Amie Gaye, Policy Specialist at the United Nations Development Fund
• Karin Lapping, Senior Director of Nutrition at Save the Children USA