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2020 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum


Monday, October 26, 2020 – Wednesday, October 28, 2020 EST
Virtual

Abt Associates is once again a proud sponsor of the 2020 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum, hosted by the Women Innovators & Leaders (WILD) Network. The theme of this year’s forum is Power, and Empowering Others and will be focused on three tracks: skills to lead at every level, organizational development for greater inclusion and performance, and sector-wide initiatives.

Abt staff will participate in the following activities:

Rising to Senior Leadership in GlobalDev: Overcoming Challenges, Speed Bumps & Glass Ceilings
Interactive Breakout Session | Monday, October 26, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Leisa Gibson, Senior Advisor, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Abt Associates
Anna Winoto, Team Leader, KOMPAK, Abt Associates
Esther McIntosh, Director, Papua New Guinea - Australia Governance Partnership
Abt Associates Australia
Lena Kolyada, Chief of Party, Abt Associates
Jacqui De Lacy, Managing Director, Abt Australia
Other Speakers TBA

What Does it Take? How Women Rise in our Overseas and Home Offices
Interactive Breakout Session | Tuesday, October 27, 11:00 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Kerri-Ann Guyah, Manager, Abt Associates (Jamaica)
Kelly Saldaña, Director of the Office of Health Systems, USAID
Lisa Tarantino, Principal Associate, Abt Associates
Dr. Linda Sharkey, Global Advisory Board Member, Best Practice Institute

Allyship: A Key Ingredient to Power and Empowering Others
Interactive Breakout Session | Monday, October 26, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Eric Reading, Division Vice President, International Development Division, Abt Associates
Sundaa Bridgett-Jones, Managing Director, Policy & Coalitions, The Rockefeller Foundation
Gary Barker, President and CEO, Promundo-US

Where Do We Go from Here?
Closing Plenary | Wednesday, October 28, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Lisa Simeon, Chief Operations Officer, Abt Associates

Join Abt’s Virtual Booth Sessions:

October 26, 1:30 – 1:50 p.m.
Interested in a career at Abt Associates? Stop by our “virtual booth” to learn more about our company and chat with our recruiters.

October 27, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Developing Yourself through the Candidate Experience: Come learn how going through the recruitment process can be a learning and empowering experience, regardless of the outcome.

October 28, 11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Join our “coffee chat” – a facilitated conversation where attendees can share their experiences working in multi-cultural environments: the struggles, lessons learned, and advice for others.
Facilitators:
Kelly Saldaña, Director of the Office of Health Systems, USAID
Dr. Linda Sharkey, Global Advisory Board Member, Best Practice Institute
Lisa Tarantino, Principal Associate, Abt Associates
Kerri-Ann Guyah, Manager, Abt Associates (Jamaica)

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