Decision Making

Brit Grosskopf

Brit Grosskopf

Professor of economics at the University of Exeter Business School
WAPPP Fellow


Brit Grosskopf is an experimental/behavioural economist whose research examines how individuals’ decisions are shaped by social...

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2019 May 07

How Women Saved Rwanda

6:00pm to 8:00pm


Johm F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum

Twenty-five years ago, the African nation of Rwanda was ripped apart by a genocide that left nearly a million dead. The untold story is that when the bloodshed ended, women not only buried the dead and cared for orphaned children, they drove a recovery that laid a foundation for their current political and economic power. Join our conversation with the visionary pioneers who carved out unlikely new roles for themselves, creating stability and reconciliation in genocide’s wake. Moderated by Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Founder of the Women and Public Policy Program...

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2019 Apr 23

Women, Peace & Power

6:00pm to 8:00pm


Wexner Building, Room 436

Between 1990 and 2017, 92% of peace negotiators were men. Women, Peace & Power follows the stories of female activists, politicians, and ordinary citizens in Afghanistan, Liberia, and Northern Ireland as they try to influence peace talks against all odds. 

While some of these peacebuilders use sit-ins and mass rallies to push for change, others win elections to negotiate at the peace table. All face challenges to their authority and legitimacy as they attempt to steer their countries away from war.

A panel discussion will follow the...

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2019 Apr 05

Making Care “Work” in Dubai: Mompreneurs between State, Market, and Mediated Spaces

2:00pm to 3:30pm


Taubman 135, Center for Public Leadership’s Darman Seminar Room

May Al-Dabbagh, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, New York University Abu Dhabi; former Founder and Director, Gender and Public Policy Program, Dubai School of Government; and former WAPPP Research Fellow

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