Gender Equality – Americas Quarterly Summer Issue Launch, New York


August 2, 2012


Gender Equality: Political Backrooms, Corporate Boardrooms and Classrooms – Americas Quarterly Summer Issue Launch

Friday, August 17 - Americas Society and Council of the Americas launched the Summer 2012 issue of Americas Quarterly, "Gender Equality: Political Backrooms, Corporate Boardrooms and Classrooms."

Panelists offered  new perspectives on advances in gender equality across the region as well as the continuing challenges for women’s rights. As noted in the latest issue of AQ, despite impressive achievements in access to education and political representation, barriers for women remain across sectors.


•    Jane Marcus-Delgado, Associate Professor and Director of International Studies program, College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Co-author, “The Public Debate Over Private Lives” (Summer AQ)

•    Christopher Sabatini, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly

•    Sarah Buitoni, Senior Associate, Center for Microfinance Leadership, Women's World Banking

•    Joseph E. Whalen, 10,000 Women Program Officer for Latin America, Goldman, Sachs & Co.


Pictures and more information on the event to be posted soon.

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