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Abt Global is a proud sponsor of the 2020 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum, hosted by the Women Innovators & Leaders (WILD) Network. The theme of this year’s forum was Power, and Empowering Others and focused on three tracks: skills to lead at every level, organizational development for greater inclusion and performance, and sector-wide initiatives.

Abt staff participated in several activities:

Rising to Senior Leadership in GlobalDev: Overcoming Challenges, Speed Bumps & Glass Ceilings
Interactive Breakout Session | Monday, October 26, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Leisa Gibson, Senior Advisor, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Abt Global
Anna Winoto, Team Leader, KOMPAK, Abt Global
Esther McIntosh, Director, Papua New Guinea - Australia Governance Partnership
Abt Global Australia
Lena Kolyada, Chief of Party, Abt Global
Jacqui De Lacy, Managing Director, Abt Australia

What Does it Take? How Women Rise in our Overseas and Home Offices
Interactive Breakout Session | Tuesday, October 27, 11:00 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Kerri-Ann Guyah, Manager, Abt Global (Jamaica)
Kelly Saldaña, Director of the Office of Health Systems, USAID
Lisa Tarantino, Principal Associate, Abt Global
Dr. Linda Sharkey, Global Advisory Board Member, Best Practice Institute

Allyship: A Key Ingredient to Power and Empowering Others
Interactive Breakout Session | Monday, October 26, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Eric Reading, Division Vice President, International Development Division, Abt Global
Sundaa Bridgett-Jones, Managing Director, Policy & Coalitions, The Rockefeller Foundation
Gary Barker, President and CEO, Promundo-US

Where Do We Go from Here?
Closing Plenary | Wednesday, October 28, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Lisa Simeon, Chief Operations Officer, Abt Global