Girls in Rural Economies Project Technical Experts Committee



Ruth Levine
, Director of Global Development and Population Program, Hewlett Foundation


Catherine Bertini
, Chair, Girls in Rural Economies Project

Stephanie Baric
, Senior Technical Advisor, Basic Girls Education Unit, CARE

Judith Bruce
, Senior Associate & Policy Analyst, Population Council

Holly Burkhalter
, Vice President of Government Relations, International Justice Mission

Bernadette Fischler
, Advocacy Coordinator, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

Rae Galloway
, Technical Director, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Global Program, PATH

Margaret Greene
, Independent Consultant

Isatou Jallow
, Chief, Women, Children and Gender, Policy, Planning and Strategy Division, UN World Food Programme

Guo Jianmei
, Director, Peking Women’s Law Studies and Legal Aid Center

Suad Joseph
, Professor of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies; Director of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, University of California, Davis

Thomas Merrick
, Independent International Affairs Professional

Agnes Quisumbing
, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute

Kavita Sethuraman
, Senior Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Advisor, Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project (FANTA-II), Academy for Educational Development

Dianne Spearman
, Former Director, Strategy and Policy Division, UN World Food Programme

Vicki Wilde
, Director, African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), Gender & Diversity Program, CGIAR

Usha Barwale Zehr
, Research Deputy Director of Biotechnology, Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company, Ltd.

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