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Mayra Buvinic

Senior Fellow Emeritus


Mayra Buvinic, an internationally recognized expert on gender and development and social development, is a senior fellow emeritus at the Center for Global Development and a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation. Previously, she was Director for Gender and Development at the World Bank.  She also worked at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) where she headed the Social Development Division and was founding member and President of the International Center for Research on Women.  She has a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

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