Enhancing Women’s Empowerment

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Watch this Peer Circle to explore thinking and practice at the forefront of women’s empowerment. This session provides a vibrant exchange of ideas, showcasing challenges, solutions, and firsthand accounts of impactful strategies.

Spotlight Speakers:

Akinyi Walender, Africa Director, Practical Action

Alexandra Salas, CEO, Business Council for Peace

Ayan Said, CEO, Voicing Voices

Jiselle Steele, Private Sector Gender Advisor, Oxfam Business Advisory Service

Laura Macias, Global lead, Women Advancement & Leadership, RISE

Liliana Camacho, Director, Operations & Knowledge Management, The Better Way Alliance

Rachael Vichei, Founder, Girls Empowered Kenya

Shelley Pigott, Director of Strategic Engagement, The Power of Nutrition

Soma Kumari Rana, Regional Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) Officer, Asia, iDE (International Development Enterprises)

Susan Achiech, Full-Stack Developer, Naamal Agency

Yaquta Fatehi, Program Manager, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

Yasmina Zaidman, Chief Development and Partnerships Officer, Acumen

Written Contributors:

Peg Willingham, Senior Managing Director, Food & Agriculture, Save the Children

Rhiza Nery, Deputy Programme Coordinator, Connecting Business initiative (CBi)


Bill Omondi, CEO, The Debate Circle

Anna Olivia Spenner Hernandez, Community Learning Coordinator, Business Fights Poverty