Women's Leadership: Efforts to Close the Gender Gap
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, our guests are Sarah Barnes, Project Director for the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, and Samantha Karlin, Founder and CEO of Empower Global, a gender consulting firm that works with organizations to help them better recruit, retain, and advance women. Karlin discusses more about her organization, as well as how the definition of women’s empowerment and leadership are changing with younger generations. Both guests also share thoughts on how much progress has been made and how much work still remains.
Maternal Health Initiative
Life and health are the most basic human rights, yet disparities between and within countries continue to grow. No single solution or institution can address the variety of health concerns the world faces. By leveraging, building on, and coordinating the Wilson Center’s strong regional and cross-cutting programming, the Maternal Health Initiative (MHI) promotes dialogue and understanding among practitioners, scholars, community leaders, and policymakers. Read more