The breakfast event included a discussion on the Global Gender and Environment Outlook with the lead author, co-authors and guests, moderated by Caitlin Kraft-Buchman, the Executive Director of Women@TheTable and co-founder of the the International Gender Champions.
The lead author of the report, Joni Seager, is an activist and scholar in feminist geography, gender & environment, and global environmental policy. Joni is Professor and Chair of the Global Studies Department at Bentley University in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the author of many books, including four editions of the award-winning Atlas of Women in the World, two editions of The State of the Environment Atlas.
Elena Villalobos Prats is responsible for capacity development and country support in the Climate Change and Health team at the World Health Organization. Elena has developed guidance and training materials on gender, climate change and health, and was a contributing author to the 2016 Global Gender and Environment Outlook.
Sarah Leugers is the Director of Communications at Gold Standard. Gold Standard works with developers in Africa and Asia to develop and certify ‘cleaner cookstoves’ projects, which empower women and provide a number of economic, educational and social opportunities.
Seline Meijer has been working for the People in Nature (PiN) initiative at IUCN, focusing on systematic data collection, analysis and documentation for landscape level assessment of people’s material uses of nature.
Jan Dusik, Director, Europe Office, UN Environment, International Gender Champion - Geneva
Elena Villalobos Prats
Videos of the event:
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