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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.
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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.
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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.
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3 Questions with Samantha Law on the Importance of Creating a Gender-Competent Health Workforce

Samantha Law
April 19, 2018
3 Minute Read
Health workers are not immune to gender bias and this can affect the care they provide to patients. How can we give health workers the knowledge and skills they need to provide equitable care to all?
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Join Me to Press for Progress

Susanna Mudge
March 8, 2018
4 Minute Read
Join President and CEO Susanna Mudge in personally committing to press for progress on International Women's Day and beyond.

What About Unpaid Care?

Julian Guelig
July 13, 2017
3 Minute Read
Should inclusive market systems programming address the economic burden of women's unpaid care work? Julian Guelig weighs the pros and cons.