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How can we bridge the gap between what we know and what we do when investing in women and girls? The Birdsall House Conference Series on Women brings leading researchers on women’s empowerment in the fields of development economics, behavioral economics, and political economy together with policymakers who can convert findings to action.
This inaugural session will highlight research, policies, and practices that employ small interventions, cash transfers, and other tools of inclusion to create greater decision space for girls and women.
How Cash Transfers Work to Empower Women and Girls
Advancing Outcomes through Quotas for Women and Girls
Does it Add Up? Do Small Changes Really Lead to Big Impacts?
The Donor Response: Implementing High-Impact Approaches
Internationally renowned scholars of gender and development as well as leaders within the donor community will speak. For a complete schedule, click here.