Iris Bohnet Appointed to G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council

April 9, 2021
Iris Bohnet

G7 UK 2021

We are thrilled to share that Harvard Kennedy School Academic Dean and WAPPP Co-Director Iris Bohnet has been appointed to the newly-formed Gender Equality Advisory Council (GEAC) for the G7 organization of major industrialized nations, including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Iris will join the new gender council—along with other leading academics, scientists, government and business leaders, and activists from around the world—to lead one of its four focus areas, namely on “women’s empowerment.” Other focus areas include COVID-19 recovery, violence against women and girls, and STEM education for women and girls.