The informal sector was historically a Western concept referring to low-income activities among unskilled migrants and colonized natives. In today's globalized world, the term encompasses the vast majority of the working population at the base of the economic pyramid, according to Martha Chen, co-founder of the global network Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) and a lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School.
wapppHKSSarah Wald — Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at @Kennedy_School — explores what other individual rights are threatened by the overturning of #RoeVWade, including access to contraception, interracial marriage, and same-sex partnerships. t.co/nByAZDBxOZ
wapppHKSHarvard Kennedy School Professor @rema_nadeem has launched an ambitious study of the thousands of social protection programs created around the world to mitigate the economic and social hardships of the COVID pandemic.
dorittaliaI have to write a blog as part of my summer funding from @wapppHKS - read my first post below if you're interested to learn about my research project and time in Uganda exploring variation in local health systems resilience during COVID.
wapppHKS.@wutrain— Mayor of Boston and alumna of our "From Harvard Square to the Oval Office" political training program — was named this year’s most influential Bostonian by @BostonMagazine. Wu is the first woman + person of color elected to Boston’s top job.
wapppHKS"Behavioral science is clear: Interrupting bias requires a suite of interventions at various points in time. Organizations change when processes do." — WAPPP Research Fellow @HLSPaola on increasing workplace diversity
wapppHKS"If we are capable of placing Black women at the center of our politics & the survival of our democracy, policymakers must now begin to center Black women in their policies–and that begins with student debt forgiveness." — HKS PhD Student @itsafronomicst.co/546s58Wo5f