Seema Jayachandran

Live now: Power & limits of economic development as a pathway to gender equality

The #genderequality divide starts with children: Fathers are less willing to pay their daughters’ human capital or… https://t.co/NIQoGqKkQx

Speaking of success - how can you be a successful leader? @almmura argues that ethics should motivate your decisio… https://t.co/sZbTGyxtl2

Lessons on success: "Are you the kind of person who fails at things? Good. You should be." #KAPTalks alum… https://t.co/yufaoJR6x1

RT @MathaiWanjira: The #SG is right, BUT what we don't have are systems of accountability. How do we hold those reaponsible for this mess a…

RT @nancymbirdsall: How to address the gap is green tech skills in rich countries while benefiting poorer countries: First prize goes to:…

RT @bandanarana2014: Was honoured to have presented the #KAPTalks last November @Luxembourg “Scaling the Summit of Gender Based Violence”

Take a look into the "Life of an American, Woman, Development Economist” w/ #KAPTalks alumn @nancymbirdsall, lookin… https://t.co/pfMDleNmpa

Who was Ryszard Kapuscinski? A writer/journalist focused on covering developing countries, clashes of cultures, rev… https://t.co/6nfqIgUtRs

What are we doing with our earth? #KAPTalks alum @andersen_inger presents the three wands she'd like to wave to hel… https://t.co/qiv9Nk8Cnk

Double #KAPTalks alumn feature! @BrankoMilan shares his thoughts on #economist @AmartyaSen_Econ 's recent memoir H… https://t.co/Cu3SoHzkLY

Evidence shows #globalization shocks, often working through culture & identity, have played an important role in dr… https://t.co/jjLjCy8kTB

RT @EBRDgender: No plans for this weekend? We recommend watching this lecture, which discusses the multiple links between development and…

Double #KAPTalks alumn feature! @jrockstrom and @shepleygreen spoke about new #economic models and indicators with… https://t.co/cT3tk6AJEa

We agree! Keeps cars cool and provides energy. https://t.co/JMfymXUs6A

Big thanks to @seema_econ for a rich and deep lecture to close out our #KAPTalks season, and to @ubeconomics for ho… https://t.co/HshQo54Mm4

It's well in line with policy makers to try to change cultural norms when they are standing in the way of gender eq… https://t.co/XRkyEkRZdR

2) Changing minds at a young age - having gender equality discussions in classrooms: 1 example - Breakthrough NGO i… https://t.co/v1A9DfcfNF

How to get around that? 1) Empowering women: 1 example - in India, women who did biz training with a friend were mo… https://t.co/thFFZZVaxE

What do the brown countries have in common? A perceived cost of social stigma from women working, which makes the l… https://t.co/ON2Sv6JeS5

At the end of the day, cultural norms are still sticky, leading to that skewed sex ratio. #KAPTalks (3/3)

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Kapuscinski development lectures

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The Kapuscinski Development Lecture series, named for Ryszard Kapuscinski, a Polish journalist and writer who covered developing countries, is organized jointly by the European Commission, the United Nations Development Programme and partner universities and development think tanks. Since 2009, over 40,000 participants – live and online – have attended over 120 lectures.

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