Why do women hold less than 25 percent of global health leadership roles?

The majority of students pursuing global health careers are female, but less than a quarter of leadership roles in the field belong to women. What, then, is stopping women interested in global health before they reach leadership level — and what's to be done about it?

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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