Women’s Economic Empowerment: What We Measure and Why It Matters

We would like to invite you to join us for Women’s Economic Empowerment: What We Measure and Why It Matters,” taking place on 17 April 2019 from 1:00-3:00pm at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), located at 150 Kent St. in Ottawa.

This 2-hour seminar will discuss state of the art research on measurement of women’s economic empowerment. A diverse panel of experts from the worlds of international development research, policy and practice will discuss contemporary challenges, opportunities and approaches for measuring this complex concept.

Featured panelists will include:

  • Sonia Laszlo (McGill University)
  • Arjan de Haan (IDRC)
  • Francois-Philippe Dubé (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Lindsay Mossman (Aga Khan Foundation Canada)

This event is free to attend but space is limited. Please RSVP by filling out the registration form here: https://forms.gle/X3AGvUxx7FRDC82j7

If you are unable to attend, we welcome you to share this invitation with another interested colleague from your organization.

You can also watch this event remotely with Zoom by registering here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1n06LiheT1-TRQ1dYb0Sew

This is the first in a series of seven research-to-practice training seminars on women’s empowerment being organized by the Women’s Empowerment in Development (WED) Lab at The Institute for the Study of International Development, in partnership with the IDRC.


April 17, 2019


the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
150 Kent Street
K1G 3H9 Ottawa , ON