Empowering Women in Emerging Economies: Achieving Real Results


Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Doors open at 5:30 pm

Ford Foundation
320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017

As MCC marks our 10th anniversary, please join us for a discussion of new approaches to investments in gender equality.

Panelists will share how investors, practitioners and policymakers can apply lessons learned to empower women and girls as drivers of economic growth.

Supporting partners: Devex, Vital Voices Global Partnership, Batonga Foundation


  • Speaker
  • Panelist Cassandra Q. Butts, Senior Advisor
  • Panelist Penny Abeywardena, Director of Girls and Women Integration, Clinton Global Initiative
  • Panelist Marguerite Berger, Vice President for Impact Evaluation and Research, Vital Voices Global Partnership
  • Panelist Maureen Harrington, Head, International Development Group, Standard Bank of South Africa
  • Panelist Claudia Rodrigues, Manager, Gender and Social Assessment, Millennium Challenge Account - Cabo Verde
  • Panelist Noa Meyer, Global Program Director for 10,000 Women, Goldman Sachs
  • Panelist Jennifer Klein, Senior Advisor, No Ceilings
  • Speaker Raj Kumar, President and Editor-in-Chief, Devex
  • Moderator Nina Easton, Senior Editor, Fortune Magazine; Co-Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit

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