Holding Ourselves Accountable for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Panel Discussion


This video of MCC’s event on the margins of the 2012 UN General Assembly included a panel discussion of how governments, donors and the private sector are working to be accountable for gender equality and the empowerment of women. The participants offered examples of challenges, successes and ways in which various sectors and institutions can work together to achieve these benchmarks of human progress.


  • Ms. Cassandra Butts, Senior Advisor, MCC
  • Dr. Virginia Seitz, Senior Director for Social and Gender Assessment, MCC
  • Dr. Teresa Cooper, Principal, Deloitte Consulting
  • Ms. Elizabeth Drew, Director for Human Rights and Gender, National Security Council