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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.
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.