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October 16, 2013

Economics
Emerging Voices: Henriette Kolb on Gender Equality and Economic Growth

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Henriette Kolb, head of Gend…

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June 5, 2017

Gender
New Evidence Supports the Business Case for Closing Gender Gaps

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Henriette Kolb, h…

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March 8, 2017

Development
International Women’s Day

This post is co-authored by Anne Connell, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an int…

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February 7, 2013

United States
Global Advice for Obama’s Second Term

What sort of foreign policy agenda will President Obama’s second term pursue? Asia, trade, and Mideast crisis management must all be in the forefront, say four global experts.

September 23, 2014

Economics
From the Board Room to the Factory Floor, Employing Women Is Smart Business

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Henriette Kolb, head of the Ge…

Ethnic Dong women work at a tea leaf processing factory in Liping county, Guizhou province, China, March 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Sheng Li).

April 29, 2014

Economics
Calling Women

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Henriette Kolb, head of the …

A woman uses a mobile phone near kumquat trees in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Kham).

January 8, 2014

Economics
Emerging Voices: Closing the Gender Gap in Financing

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Henriette Kolb, head of Gend…

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June 23, 2016

Development
Private Sector Innovation and Women’s Entrepreneurship

Jane Nelson and Sarah Thorn will discuss strategies to grow women’s entrepreneurship worldwide, with a particular emphasis on the role of the private sector. They will address the importance of publi…

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January 5, 2016

Economics
What’s Next for Gender Equality?

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Henriette Kolb, head o…

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January 7, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from January 1 to January 8, was compiled…

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