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Abt Associates is a proud Lead Sponsor of the 2021 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum, hosted by the Women Innovators & Leaders (WILD) Network. The goals of this important event align with Abt’s mission to advance gender equality, diversity, female empowerment, and social inclusion.

Abt staff will participate in the following activities:

Opening Plenary | May 4, 9:30 – 10:10 a.m. ET
Are We Talking About a Revolution? Power, Authority, and Influence in the Global Dev Sector
Roslyn Brock, Chief Global Equity Officer, Abt Associates

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Keynote | May 4, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. ET
Women Leading Impact - Diversity and Success in the Impact Investment World
Introduction by Prachi Maheshwari, Deputy Director, Impact Investing at Abt Associates - Australia;
Naina Batra, Chairperson & CEO, AVPN - Singapore

Asia Pacific Plenary | May 4, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET
Pivoting for COVID - Managing Development Projects in the Time of COVID
Jacqui DeLacy, Managing Director, Abt Associates - Australia
Leisa Gibson, Senior Adviser Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Abt Associates - Australia
Stella Rumbam, Immunization Programme Manager, Abt Associates - Papua New Guinea
Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, Senior Advisor, Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) - Indonesia

Opening Plenary | May 5, 8:55 - 10:05 a.m. ET
Creating Gender-Balanced Countries, Companies, & Couples
Kathleen Flanagan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Abt Associates

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