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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.
Gina E. Wood
Vice President, Foundational and Institutional Giving
Ambassador Kelley E. Currie
Ambassador-At-Large For Global Women’s Issues
United States Department of State
Dr. Nicole Goldin
Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program
Head, Gender Secretariat, International Finance Corporation
The World Bank
President & Editor-in-Chief