Leadership

2021 Mar 08

A Celebration of International Women’s Day with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan

10:00am

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In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan joins the Center for International Development, Belfer Center’s Middle East Initiative, Women and Public Policy Program, and the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School to discuss women’s empowerment, cross-cultural dialogue, and innovative solutions to global challenges. The conversation will be moderated by Melani Cammett, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard.

2021 Apr 08

WAPPP Seminar Series: Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Ananish Chaudhuri | Professor of Experimental Economics at the University of Auckland

There is a general perception that women are less dishonest than men. This has led to calls for increasing the share of women at all levels of politics. But much of this evidence comes from studies with university students and/or regular citizens. In this talk Ananish will discuss research findings based on a sample of actual politicians elected to Village Councils in West Bengal, India.... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India

2021 Apr 01

WAPPP Seminar Series: How Women Win the (Latin American) Presidency

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Catherine Reyes-Housholder | Assistant Professor at the Instituto de Ciencia Política of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

The presidency stands out as one of the most powerful and male-dominated political offices in the world. How do women democratically win presidential elections? Women in Latin America triumphed seven times from 2006-14 by running as candidates of incumbent parties or running for re-election themselves, feats that defy conventional wisdom on gender and executive politics.

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2021 Mar 25

WAPPP Seminar Series: Sister Style: The Politics of Appearance for Black Women Political Elites

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Nadia E. Brown | Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar of Political Science and African American Studies at Purdue University

Although the United States has witnessed an increase in the number of Black women elected officials, little is known about the impact of these candidates’ race-gender identity on their campaigns and elections. Black women’s appearances impact electoral politics and the political experiences of Black women office seekers.... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: Sister Style: The Politics of Appearance for Black Women Political Elites

2021 Mar 04

WAPPP Seminar Series: Corporate Board Quotas and Gender Equality Policies in the Workplace

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Ana Weeks |Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Bath

Do corporate board quotas increase attention to gender equality policies in the workplace? Existing research examines the link between quotas, financial performance, and women’s promotion, but we lack an understanding of how quotas impact the structural determinants of gender imbalance in the workplace.... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: Corporate Board Quotas and Gender Equality Policies in the Workplace

2021 Feb 04

WAPPP Seminar Series: The State of Women’s Participation and Empowerment: New Challenges to Gender Equality

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Pippa Norris | Paul F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). It is therefore timely to take stock of the overarching picture of the state of women’s participation and empowerment in public life.... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: The State of Women’s Participation and Empowerment: New Challenges to Gender Equality

Redefining Leadership in the Age of the SDGs: Accelerating and Scaling Up Delivery Through Innovation and Inclusion

August 25, 2020

Center on the Legal Profession, HLS; Women and Public Policy Program, HKS

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Rangita de Silva de Alwis jointly conducted a study titled, “Redefining Leadership in the Age of Sustainable Development Goals: Accelerating and Scaling Up Delivery." This research was conducted as a joint study with Harvard Law School's Center on the Legal Profession, advised by Professors Iris Bohnet and David Wilkins of Harvard, Professor Deborah Rhode of Stanford University, and Dean Theodore Ruger of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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