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Want a stronger world after COVID-19? Choose more women leaders

February 1, 2021

Reuters

WAPPP Leader in Practice Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka discusses the importance of women's political leadership and gender-balanced governments in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, stating that “If women do not recover from the poverty they’ve been thrown in because of COVID, many families and communities are going to be in a very difficult situation for a very long time. And that is going to be a problem for everybody.”... Read more about Want a stronger world after COVID-19? Choose more women leaders

2021 Jan 29

Lessons in Leadership: A Conversation with Smriti Irani

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join the Center for Public Leadership, Women and Public Policy Program, and the India Caucus for a discussion on breaking gender barriers and dynasty politics in parliamentary democracies with Smriti Irani, Indian Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development, and Textiles.... Read more about Lessons in Leadership: A Conversation with Smriti Irani

2021 Apr 29

WAPPP Seminar Series: Women Leaving the Playpen: The Emancipating Role of Female Suffrage

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Alois Stutzer | Professor of Political Economy, University of Basel

How did political empowerment affect women's emancipation as reflected in their life choices? In their research, the authors analyze the staggered introduction of female suffrage in Swiss states....

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