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Digital Humanitarian™ Series: Gender Inclusion to Accelerate Innovation

  • Civic Hall 156 5th Ave., 2nd Floor New York, NY 10010 USA (map)

Women scientists are leading missions to Mars, growing human bones, and harvesting electricity from plants. What does it mean to the world when we have a previously neglected workforce empowered and enabled? How do we accelerate this?


  • Bertha Coombs, Host, Anchor, CNBC
  • Donnovan Andrews, Founder & CEO, Overture
  • Jeni Klugman, Managing Director at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard University; Former Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank
  • Dale Buscher, Senior Director for Programs, Women's Refugee Commission


  • Jamie Pallot, Moderator, Co-Founder, Emblematic Group
  • Fiona Bayat-Renoux, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Executive Director, UN Women
  • Jeanne Jang, Director, IBM Digital Innovation Lab
  • Sayo Martin, Head of Marketing, Global Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics