Click to enlargeWomen in the Global Economy:<br>Leading Social Change

Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change explores the landscape of women’s participation in the economy and the key role that women play in fueling economic growth by creating stable societies. The book notes the trajectory of transformation that has gained a foothold in recent years, where investing in women is increasingly seen as a driver for social and economic development.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note - 
Trish Tierney, IIE

 - Melanne S. Verveer, Former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues

Chapter One - Gender and Development: Investing in Women and Girls by 
Jeni Klugman and Sarah Twigg, Gender and Development Unit, World Bank 

Chapter Two - Women as Social Entrepreneurs: A Case Study
 by Nüket Kardam and Fredric Kropp, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Chapter Three - Women and the Informal Economy: Economic Actors and Global Leaders
 by Martha Alter Chen, Harvard Kennedy School

Chapter Four - Bridging the Technology Gender Divide
 by Ann Mei Chang, Senior Advisor for Women and Technology, U.S. Department of State

Chapter Five - Yemeni Women: A Reading through the Papers of the Arab Spring by 
Arwa Othman, Yemen Studies and Research Center, Yemen

Chapter Six - The Intersection of Market-Based Approaches and Gender by 
Penny Abeywardena, Clinton Global Initiative

Chapter Seven - Women and the Global Social Network: Social Media and Women’s Economic Sustainability in the MENA Region by 
Beth Kanter, Social Media Expert 

Chapter Eight - Expanding Women’s Access to Capital and Microfinance
 by Mary Ellen Iskenderian, Women’s World Banking

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