Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program
Democratization, economic development, civil society, gender, Middle East
The ExxonMobil Women and Development Series explores the ways in which governments, companies, and NGOs can promote economic development by focusing on women. With the generous support of the ExxonMobil, the series has so far examined such topics as women's role as change agents in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the potential of new technologies to promote women's economic empowerment in developing countries. Transcripts, audio, and video recordings of meetings in this series are available below.
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On "Digital Age" with Jim Zirin, Isobel Coleman surveys the landscape of the Middle East three years after the "Arab Uprisings," and discusses the latest developments across the region.
On CNBC's Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and Bill Griffeth, Isobel Coleman discusses the ousting of the democratically elected President Morsi, and possible U.S. responses to the political crisis in Egypt.
A transformation is taking place behind the headlines in the Middle East as women are earning more college degrees, having fewer children, and are entering the workforce in unprecedented numbers. Isobel Coleman talks with Rocky Mountain PBS about these trends and their new relevance after the Arab uprisings.