Gender Action

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Gender Action's "mission is to promote women's rights and gender equality and ensure women and men equally participate in and benefit from International Financial Institution (IFI) investments in developing countries." [1]

People

Staff

Accessed September 2007: [2]

Associates

  • Ashley Garrett, Eritrea IPRSP Analysis and Fieldwork around Engendering the PRSP and Food Security Strategy; Mozambique PRSP gender analysis; Co-author of Do Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers Address Gender Issues? A Gender Audit of 2002 PRSPs.
  • Marcia Greenberg, Co-author of Gender Action's Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction Paper Series.

Volunteers

  • Denise Colbert, Gender Analysis of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Joint Staff Assessments; and Co-Organizer of the Gender Action June 23, 2003 Launch Reception
  • Nancy Dunne, Retired Financial Times Reporter – Writing and Editing
  • Asal (Amber) Esfahani, Intern, Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction – World Bank, Gender Guide to the IFIs
  • Hilary Sims Feldstein, Consultant on Gender Training and Gender and Agriculture; Former Staff of the International Center for Research on Women - Gender Analysis of World Bank Gender Web Pages
  • Mariam Galston, George Washington University Law Professor - Legal Work
  • Dan Guttman, Fulbright Scholar in China - Legal Work
  • Kit Johnston, Co-Organizer of the Gender Action June 23, 2003 Launch Reception
  • Jamie MacIntosh, Architecture Student – Gender Action June 23, 2003 Launch Reception Logistics
  • Toby MacIntosh, Bureau for National Affairs Manager – Gender Action June 23, 2003 Launch Reception Logistics
  • Fiona McDowell, Peace Corps Volunteer, Former Grameen Foundation USA – Database Development
  • Aida Orgocka, Gender Analysis of World Bank Projects in China
  • Jean Po Intern, Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction – World Bank, Gender Analysis of World Bank China program, Fundraising
  • Victoria Rames, USAID – Development Planning
  • Ashley Shaffer, Intern, Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction – World Bank Research
  • Veronica (Patty) Truchly, Extractive Industries Project, Gender Guide to the IFIs, Gender Analysis of the Human Security Report, Editing
  • Aleksandra Vladisavljevic, Economic Policy Initiative, Association for Women's Initiatives, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro and Network for East West Women Fellow – Analysis of World Bank Structural Adjustment Loans
  • Warisha Yunus, Intern, Gender analysis of World Bank-managed Tsunami reconstruction in Indonesia
  • Lin Xiaowen, Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction – World Bank Research and Analysis

Directors

Accessed September 2007: [3]

  • Elaine Zuckerman (Canada) - Chair, Founder and President
  • Barbara Bramble (US) - Senior Program Advisor for International Affairs, National Wildlife Federation
  • Lee Kimball (US) - Treasurer; Independent Expert on International Environmental Institutions, Ocean Management; Member, IUCN Commissions on Environmental Law; Founding Director, Council on Ocean Law
  • Nadia Martinez (Panama) - Co-Director, Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, Institute for Policy Studies
  • Nicky McIntyre (Scotland) - Director of Development & Communications, Mama Cash
  • Emily Sikazwe (Zambia) - Executive Director, Women for Change
  • Irene Tinker (US) - Board Member Emerita; Founder of the Equity Policy Center and the International Center for Research on Women
  • Wu Qing (China) - President, Women’s World Summit Foundation; President, China Women’s Health Network; Adviser, Rural Women Knowing All Magazine; Deputy to the Haidian District and Beijing Municipal People’s Congresses; Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Fellow and Ramon Magsaysay Public Service Awardee

Advisory Council

Accessed September 2007: [4]

  • Brent Blackwelder (US) - President, Friends of the Earth; Leader of the Environmental Campaign on the IFIs
  • Mariam Chamberlain (US) - Founding President, National Council for Research on Women
  • Diane Elson (UK) - Co-Director, Program on Gender Equality and the Economy, Levy Economics Institute, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; Professor on Gender and Development, University of Essex
  • Sushmita Ghosh (India) - Former President and Leadership Team Member, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public
  • Dan Guttman (US) - Lawyer, Gender Action
  • Joanna Kerr (Canada) - Former Executive Director, The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
  • Angelina Muganza (Rwanda) - Minister, Ministry of Skill Development, Vocational Training and Labour; Former Minister, Ministry of Gender and Women in Development
  • Geri Palast (US) - Executive Director, Campaign For Fiscal Equity; Former Executive Director, Justice at Stake; Former Assistant Secretary of Labor
  • Bruce Rich (US) - Founder and Director of the International Program, Environmental Defense; Winner of the UN Global 500 Award for Environmental Advocacy on the IFIs
  • Gale Summerfield (US) - Director, The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana

Contact

Gender Action
1875 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 1012
Washington DC 20009, USA
Phone: 202-587-5242
Email: info AT genderaction.org
Web: http://www.genderaction.org

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Mission Statement, Gender Action, accessed September 10, 2007.
  2. Who We Are, Gender Action, accessed September 10, 2007.
  3. Board and Council, Gender Action, accessed September 10, 2007.
  4. Board and Council, Gender Action, accessed September 10, 2007.