Events

ADB Gender Month 2017 Celebration

01 March 2017 to 31 March 2017
Philippines

ADB holds a series of gender-related activities annually throughout the month of March to reaffirm its commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment.  The month-long activities aim to: (i) promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the work culture and environment; (ii) provide an understanding of ADB’s institutional commitment to gender mainstreaming; and (iii) demonstrate the benefits of gender mainstreaming to greater operational effectiveness and key ADB Gender Policy.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
08 Mar 2017 International Women's Day Breakfast Event Haresh Khoobchandani, CEO, iProperty and former General Manager, Microsoft Business Solutions, Asia Pacific, Microsoft
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
15 Mar 2017 The Importance of Sex- Disaggregated Data in Tracking Gender Equality The Importance of Sex- Disaggregated Data in Tracking Gender Equality
As part of ADB's month-long celebration of Gender Month, ADB's Imrana Jalal shares measures for integrating sex-disaggregated data into...
Imrana Jalal
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
16 Mar 2017 Distinguished Gender Month Speaker Gender Equality, Leadership, and Journalism
Armie Jarin-Bennett, president of CNN Philippines, speaks about her experiences as a female journalist and how gender-related stereotyping...
Armie Jarin-Bennett
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
20 Mar 2017 Making Migration Safe for Women on the Move for Jobs in Asia Women in the Wind: Analysis of Migration, Youth Economic Empowerment and Gender in Viet Nam and the Philippines Jonathan Mitchell, Executive Director of International Programmes and Senait Gebregziabher, Regional Director, Plan International Asia

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