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Women & Gender in Development Virtual Conference 2021 Out of the Theory & Into the Field: A Dialogue onGendered Approaches to Inclusive Rural Development

February 23 – 26, 2021

The 2021 Women and Gender in Development Conference Out of the Theory and Into the Field: A Dialogue on Gendered Approaches to Inclusive Rural Development looked different than it did in 2019. Given the ongoing impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic the Virginia Tech's Women and Gender in International Development Program made the decision to transition the conference to a completely virtual event. The conference welcomed over 300 attendees, from 22 different countries, to partake in two and half days of synchronous programing, networking opportunities, and the conference's asynchronous programing and learn from gender experts and international agriculture experts promoting inclusive agriculture and rural development.


Women & Gender in Development Conference 2019: Out of the theory & into the field

February 28-March 1, 2019 The Inn at Virginia Tech

Women and gender in development conference draws researchers from around the world  - In February 2019, Virginia Tech welcomed nearly 200 students, faculty, and development practitioners to campus to engage in an interactive, intensive learning and networking opportunity and discuss critical issues linked to gender equality, women’s empowerment, and international development. The Women and gender in development conference: Out of the theory and into the field’s interactive program included keynote presentations from renowned experts and leading scholars in the field, hands-on workshops, a dynamic Shift-and-Share session, and a poster session highlighting student research.

See the video below for some highlights from the 2019 Women and Gender in Development Conference.

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