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“I have also met some of the most interesting and passionate women currently at Harvard. They are witty, compassionate, and very dedicated. It would not surprise me if the answer to my question – as to when the U.S. will elect its first female president – is this: whenever the woman sitting next to me decides to run.”
-Sheila Lalwani (MPP ‘09), Oval Office Cohort 2009, HKS Citizen
Gender and Policy
Insights: Closing the Global Gender Gap
Changes in American Women’s Employment: Facts, Fiction, and Policy Implications
Gender in Decision Making and Negotiation
Gender Stereotypes and the Double Binds for Women in Leadership
Who Do You Trust?
Gender and Politics
Why Women Don't Run for Office and What Happens When They Do
Gender and Security
Violent Women, War Porn and International Politics: Making the Links
The Women and Public Policy Program was pleased to welcome Rohini Pande, Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, as a member of the WAPPP Faculty Advisory Committee earlier this year.
Publications and Awards
Iris Bohnet, WAPPP director and HKS Professor of Public Policy, was a moderator at the First Arab Women Leadership Forum in Dubai in January, chaired the Women in Leadership and Public Policy seminar at Harvard in celebration of International Women’s Day, will participate in the Advanced Leadership Initiative’s Think Tank on Poverty, Justice and Jobs at Harvard University, speak on “Human Capital and the Future” at the annual COUR symposium, an honorary association recognizing Harvard’s most generous supporters, and moderate the gender sessions at the World Economic Forum Meetings in Jordan in May.
Teachining and Training
From Harvard Square to the Oval Office
Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century
Women and Security Executive Program
Negotiating for Leadership: An Executive Program for Women in Senior Positions
Women and Power Executive Program
This is a crucial time for women across the world. In most countries, women have been hit the hardest by the current economic crisis...
The Women and Public Policy Program gratefully acknowledges the support of the HKS Women’s Leadership Board. The resources provided by the WLB impact every facet of our work toward global gender equality.
WAPPP’s mission is sustained through the numerous individuals, foundations and corporations who invest in WAPPP. Together, we are changing the world.
Women and Power: Leadership in a New World
May 17 – 22, 2009
Currently Accepting Applications
The Women and Public Policy Program asks what we can do to create gender equality and improve the lives of women and men throughout the world.
Women and Public Policy Program
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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