Naila Kabeer, renowned gender expert and esteemed author will open the conference. Days 1 and 2 will feature 4 plenary sessions, including Tech Talks, a panel on donor viewpoints and an Oxford-style debate on women’s unpaid and care work. Gender and market systems experts will also share innovative approaches relating to the three forum themes through 24 interactive peer learning sessions. On Day 3, leaders from the sector will facilitate sessions on latest industry initiatives and the SEEP WEE Working Group will meet to define priority pathways for collaborative action coming out of Forum sessions.
Thought leaders and experienced practitioners in women’s economic empowerment in market systems are guiding the development of the conference agenda working alongside the SEEP Network’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Working Group.