Investing in women: How increased participation will transform organisations and societies

When

6.00pm–7.30pm

1 December 2015

Where

University of Sydney

Across the world, the knowledge and skills of 865 million women are seriously underutilised when it comes to contributing to economic growth. Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, New York, discussed why organisations and societies must invest to increase participation of women in the workforce at this free public lecture.

Investing in women: How increased participation will transform organisations and societies

Featuring

  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian
    President and CEO, Women's World Banking

    Mary Ellen Iskenderian was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in 2015. She is President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, the global nonprofit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources they require to achieve security and prosperity. Previously, Iskenderian worked at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank and the investment bank Lehman Brothers.