Allison Dining Room - Taubman Building 5th floor (T-520), Harvard Kennedy School
Speakers: Martha Chen - International Coordinator, WIEGO 1997-2017
Isabel Guerrero Pulgar - Regional Vice-President, World Bank; Co-Founder, IMAGO
Jacqueline Bhabha - Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
Salimah Samji - Director, CID Building State Capability Program
Join the Women in Power Professional Interest Council and the International Development Professional Interest Council for a panel discussion and Q&A on the topic of Women's Careers in the Development Sector and the...
About the talk: In January 2016, Chemonics International was awarded the Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) program. GHSC-PSM is the largest project ever awarded by USAID, and is tasked with procuring and delivering the HIV AIDS, malaria, reproductive health, maternal and child health and other critical medical commodities provided to more than 60 developing countries on behalf of the US Government. Mr. Butcher has led this program...
About the Conference: Our world is rapidly changing. The rise of populism, the migration crisis and the threat of climate change are driving development initiatives to evolve and adapt to these new dynamics. The 24th student organized edition of the annual Global Development Conference will debate the future, and envision a future shaped through shared innovation, values and partnerships.
For over 20 years, the Global Development Conference has offered a world-class forum for the exploration of new trends in the international development world. The conference...
Speaker: Salimah Samji, Director, Building State Capability Program - Harvard University.
About the talk: Salimah will share the learnings from teaching the PDIA (Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation) Methodology to hundreds of practitioners worldwide through the Program's online course. She will describe the "real world" challenges of applying this methodology and share success stories of practitioners worldwide.
ALLISON DINING ROOM (T-520), HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL
Speaker: Yolanda Kakabadse, Minister of the Environment, Ecuador (1998-2000), President, WWF (2010-2017) and President, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (1996-2004)
Moderator: Rand Wentworth, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership, Center for Public Leadership
About the session: Please join us for a discussion with Ecuadorian conservationist and former President of WWF, Yolanda Kakabadse. Ms. Kakabadse will join CPL Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership Rand Wentworth...
Speaker: Tim O'Brien, Research Fellow at the Center for International Development at Harvard University
About the Talk: In 2009, Sri Lanka emerged from a nearly 30-year conflict and entered a short period of accelerated economic growth. In January 2015, in a surprise result, the Sri Lankan people voted out of office an increasingly autocratic President who was widely credited with ending the civil war. The new government promised institutional reform to deliver good governance and achieve reconciliation, but they also soon discovered that Sri...