Women And Gender in Development Conference
Women & Gender in Development Virtual Conference 2021 OUT OF THE THEORY & INTO THE FIELD: A DIALOGUE ON GENDERED APPROACHES TO INCLUSIVE RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Jemimah Njuki, Africa Director for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Chair of the Steering Committee of the African Women in Agriculture Research and Development
Dr. Carolyn Sachs, Professor Emerita of Rural Sociology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Food systems crisis: Strengthening gender equality and resiliency
Dr. Hazel Malapit, Senior Research Coordinator, The Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Dr. Mary Peabody, Community Economic Development Specialist, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension, and founding director of Women's Ag Network (WAgN) and the UVM Extension New Farmer project
Masculinities and engaging men in conversations on gender equality and women’s empowerment
Dr. Gary Baker, President and CEO, Promundo U.S.
Laxman Belbase, Global Co-Director, MenEngage
Women, land, and power: How does gender intersect with agricultural decision-making in the U.S.?
Dr. Angie Carter, Assistant Professor, Environmental/Energy Justice, Michigan Tech
Dr. Gabrielle McNally, Women for the Land Initiative Director, American Farmland Trust
The colonial development experiment nexus and its gender, race and class impacts in the Caribbean
Dr. Tami Navarro, Associate Director, Barnard Center for Research on Women
Dr. Halimah Deshong, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to the United Nations, and Head of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
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.