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Harnessing Technology for Greater Gender Equality — an NGO CSW67 Panel on March 7


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Join our panel on tech and gender equality on Tuesday, March 7

Join our NGO Committee on the Status of Women Forum panel on Tuesday, March 7 — a free online event hosted by MEDA in partnership with Amplio, Pro Mujer, and Women of Uganda Network

How can you harness technology for greater gender equality?

Join our panel, 'Knowledge Is Power: Harnessing Technology for Greater Gender Equality,' on Tuesday, March 7 at 11am EST, during the NGO Commission on the Status of Women Forum (NGO CSW Forum). This event is free and open to the public.



Knowledge Is Power: Harnessing Technology

for Greater Gender Equality

Tuesday, March 7 8am PST | 11am EST | 7pm GMT | 10pm EAT



About our panel of gender/tech experts


Our panel is hosted by MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) in partnership with Amplio, Pro Mujer, and Women of Uganda Network. We will discuss the challenges and our technology innovations and best practices for digital inclusion, safety and security, and women's empowerment. Jennifer Denomy, MEDA's technical strategy director for gender equality and social inclusion, will moderate.


Speakers include:

  • Lydia Dogee, MEDA's Gender Equality Specialist for the Ghana GROW2 project, supporting decent work for 40,000 women farmers and agribusinesses.

  • Maria Liliana Mor, Strategic Partnerships & Development Officer for Pro Mujer, an industry leader in women's financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, and health in Latin America.

  • Patricia Nyasuna, Program Officer, Gender & ICT Policy Advocacy, Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET), aiding women in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to share information and address issues collectively.

  • Simon Tang, Business Development Officer, Amplio Ghana, empowering rural women and vulnerable communities through digital inclusion, knowledge sharing, and social and behavior change approaches.

Following our panel discussion, we will open the floor for questions.


 

NGO CSW Forum


The NGO CSW Forum is the civil society side of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Consisting of hundreds of events throughout two weeks, the Forum runs parallel to the official CSW session taking place at the UN Headquarters. This provides civil society the opportunity to engage in the processes and CSW sessions without ECOSOC-accreditation or a UN grounds pass.


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