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Rethinking Capitalism: A Moonshot for Economic Recovery

Virtual
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Professor Mariana Mazzucato explains why her vision of economics — moving beyond profit to promote inclusion, equity, and sustainability — can fix the world’s most pressing issues.

People watch as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, topped with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on the first operational NASA commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center
Reuters
Mar
24

Building Gender Equality Through Inclusive Foreign Policy

Virtual
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

In honor of International Women’s Day, experts analyze why building a more gender-equal world through feminist foreign policy is key to pandemic recovery.

French President Macron holds consultative talks ahead of G7 summit meeting in Paris
Reuters
Mar
5

Amplifying Black History for Structural Change and Unity

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Learning the lessons of Black History Month can highlight opportunities for addressing structural racism and systemic inequity.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock visits a mural at Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, the site of an African American hospital, on election day
Reuters
Feb
25

Promoting a More Equitable World Through Sports

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

A panel of experts examines how sports diplomacy can build gender and racial equity around the world.

Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
Aflo
Feb
18

Solutions for US Criminal Justice Reform

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Social justice advocates and social entrepreneurs discuss the state of the US criminal justice system, which has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and equitable policies and solutions.

Handcuffs are seen on protesters as part of their costumes during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Washington
Reuters
Dec
7

Building a More Inclusive Foreign Service

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Former ambassadors discussed why a foreign service reflective of the United States’ diversity can strengthen American diplomacy abroad.

UN Security Council held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
Yomiuri Shimbun
Jul
20

Confronting Systemic Racism and Inequity

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Helene Gayle, Jonathan Metzl, and Andrea Zopp joined Ertharin Cousin for a panel discussion examining the racial disparities within health care, education, the economy, and the criminal justice system.

Black Lives Matter protests in June 2020.
James Eades
Jun
10

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Brundtland on Pandemic Leadership

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Gro Brundtland, Former Prime Minister of Norway and Former Director-General of the WHO, discussed the similarities between the COVID-19 and SARS pandemics and the lessons learned.

Gro Brundtland speaking at an event in 2014
Fronteiras do Pensamento
May
26

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Clark on Multilateralism and COVID-19

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and previous United Nations Development Program Administrator Helen Clark shared her experiences and how it relates to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helen Clark, speaking at the Broadband Commission Working Group on Broadband & Gender
ITU
May
13

Playing Fair by Embracing Gender Equity in Sport

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

While we continue to cheer on ceiling-breaking advancement, how can we keep the momentum going for women's participation in sports, and ensure that equity and access are fair game for all athletes?

Women running in an international track meet, France.
Nicolas Hoizey
May
12