'Better data' to empower women

There is much room for improvement on data, top development experts agreed recently in New York.

Within the development community — and in particular regarding women’s empowerment — everyone is talking about data: how to collect it, analyze it and use it to improve monitoring and evaluation of development programs.

At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's International Women's Day Forum held this month in New York, Devex Impact reporter Adva Saldinger discussed data and monitoring and evaluation techniques with representatives from WASH Advocates, the Harvard Kennedy SchoolIntel and the Clinton Foundation.

What did all these experts have to say? Find out by clicking on the above video montage.

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