Bridging the gap between commitment and action to advance women’s leadership in development
As a sector devoted to doing good, we often dismiss own own biases, conscious or not, that can create barriers for women and underrepresented populations to advance in their career. Here we dig into some of the personal and systemic biases negatively impacting women and how we can break through them.
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Counterpart International is a global development organization that works with partners around the world to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. Counterpart’s programs place emphasis on inclusion of marginalized and vulnerable groups, especially women, as project implementers and beneficiaries of improved skills to better their lives.