A Conversation with Martha Chen

Friday, September 30, 2016
Speaker
Martha Chen

Cofounder and International Coordinator, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO); Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Presider
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Martha Chen addresses the overrepresentation of women in the informal economy and the challenges they face – including low earnings and lack of social protections, which reinforce the cycle of poverty. She also discusses the resources women need to overcome these challenges and the strategic imperative for more inclusive and equitable policy.

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