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The Problem with the Phrase ‘And Other Vulnerable Groups’

Shauna Caria | Anne Hayes
October 1, 2019
< 1 Minute Read
Why is the phrase "and other vulnerable groups" so problematic? Chemonics' Shauna Caria and Inclusive Development Partners' Anne Hayes offer some key recommendations for both donors and implementing partners to ensure greater inclusion in our development programs.

News: Chemonics Announces New Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Director Albert E. Smith Jr.


September 23, 2019
2 Minute Read
Chemonics welcomes Albert E. Smith Jr. as its new director of corporate diversity and inclusion to oversee the ongoing planning and execution of the company’s strategy for and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Beginning the D&I Journey: 5 Questions to Ask

Francesca Molinaro
May 13, 2019
5 Minute Read
While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to implementing diversity and inclusion programs, these five guiding questions can help your organization get started.

Methodologies to Promote Gender-Responsive Climate Resilience

Joslin Isaacson
July 26, 2018
3 Minute Read
Climate change affects women and men differently, often worsening inequality. How can the global development community implement more effective climate adaptation programming? A gender-responsive strategy may be the key.

A First Economic Step toward Gender Equality

Rachel Muth
July 12, 2018
4 Minute Read
In this post, Rachel Muth illustrates the importance of looking at gender equity through an economic lens, and the role that economic independence can play in closing the gender gap.

Making it to the Top: What Successful Women Do Differently

Francesca Molinaro
June 5, 2018
4 Minute Read
Women are noticeably absent from leadership positions in global development. What can be learned from the women who do make it to the top? Francesca Molinaro shares tips for career advancement in today’s world.
A woman leads a workshop while others follow along.

News: Advancing Women as Leaders in Development


May 31, 2018
2 Minute Read
At the Forum to Advance Women’s Leadership on June 6, several female leaders from Chemonics will share their insights about executive presence and how to work toward a more inclusive leadership landscape in development.
An aerial photo of Chemonics' staff.

When It Comes to Diversity, Don’t Assume — Assess

Francesca Molinaro
May 3, 2018
4 Minute Read
We may not want to admit it, but the development community is just as susceptible to the same diversity, inclusion, and bias issues that affect other industries. To make progress, we must shine a light on ourselves and engage in honest self-reflection.