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COVID-19 is a crisis like no other – and it is having a calamitous effect on women’s economic well-being. Please join the Atlantic Council for a conversation on how the coronavirus is disproportionately impacting women’s earning and income and worsening economic inequality around the world. Our experts will look at how COVID-19 is devastating women’s employment and entrepreneurship, as well exacerbating workplace and household challenges such as education, wage gaps, informality, childcare and domestic violence. During the panel the experts will discuss how policy options or business practices could mitigate these adverse consequences and promote greater gender equality as nations recover and rebuild.

Welcoming Remarks

Gina E. Wood
Vice President, Foundational and Institutional Giving
Atlantic Council

Speakers

Ambassador Kelley E. Currie
Ambassador-At-Large For Global Women’s Issues
United States Department of State

Dr. Nicole Goldin
Managing Principal
NRG Advisory
Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program
Atlantic Council

Henriette Kolb
Head, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation
The World Bank

Moderated by

Raj Kumar
President & Editor-in-Chief
Devex