Gender Policy Symposium

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm


Ambassador John J. Danilovich, Chief Executive Officer for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), will host a public symposium to discuss the new MCC gender policy.

Following remarks by Ambassador Danilovich, a panel of gender experts will discuss the policy in terms of implementation and the international development context.  Panelists will include:

  • Dr. Virginia Seitz, Director, Social and Gender Assessment, MCC
  • Sylvia Torres,  MCA Nicaragua Gender Specialist
  • Ritu Sharma,  Co-Founder and President, Women’s Edge Coalition
  • Dr. Caroline Moser, Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution