“This is not an India problem, or a South Asia problem. It is global,” said Lakshmi Iyer, Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School at SAI’s webinar ‘Women in Politics: The Case of India.’ Iyer was referring to the fact that women comprise only 21 percent of national parliaments worldwide.
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In a Q+A, Ishani Premaratne, Harvard College ‘15 talks about GrowLanka, which has developed a mobile job alert system to give employers a direct line of access to job seekers, and empower women through employment.
On November 25, 2013, SAI hosted a webinar titled “Tackling Gender Based Violence in South Asia – What Options Do We Have?” as part of SAI’s ongoing webinar series. The interactive discussion featured sites across Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. To make the webinar interactive across the globe, SAI utilized social media to take questions and monitor the discussion online.
The conference is the first step in sharing ideas with a group of stakeholders from the public and private sectors, the academy, service providers and NGOs.