Long Story Short #4: The state of #GlobalDevWomen

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Guest: Kate Warren, Devex Executive Vice President and careers guru
Host: Kate Midden Wathen, Devex Engagement Editor

Many global development organizations champion gender equality around the world, but deep inequalities persist within the industry itself. Wage gaps, unconscious biases, and organizational practices can keep women from getting to the top — or can keep them out of the development workplace entirely. While these issues aren’t unique to development, the particular requirements of development jobs such as international travel, extreme flexibility, and surprise deployments come with challenges of their own. How can development organizations — and professionals — make the industry more equitable for women?

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Long Story Short #3: What the Oxfam scandal means for the aid industry

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