The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Inter-American Foundation present a half-day conference to share perspectives, experiences, and lessons regarding the best ways to promote gender equity and increase development effectiveness.

Conference Agenda

Panel 1: 8:30am-10:00am

  • The Evolution of Strategies to Promote Gender Equity
    Jane S. Jaquette, Occidental College
  • The Effectiveness of Gender Mainstreaming Efforts
    Aruna Rao, Gender at Work
  • Moderator: Miryang Youn, Office of North-South Dialogue, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea

Panel 2: 10:15am-11:45am

  • Gender Equity in a Global Workplace
    Cathy Feingold, International Programs Department, AFL-CIO
  • The Other Half of Gender
    Andrew Levack, Men as Partners, EngenderHealth
  • Grassroots Efforts to Promote Gender Equity
    Angelina Aspuac, Asociación Femenina para el Desarrollo de Sacatepequez, Guatemala
  • Overcoming Legal Obstacles
    Lyn Beth Neylon, Women's Legal Rights Initiative
  • Moderator: Rosemarie Moreken, Inter-American Foundation

Keynote Address: 12:00pm-1:00pm

  • Promoting Gender Equity: Remaining Challenges and the Way Forward
    Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda, East and Horn of Africa Regional Office, UNIFEM