Women's Economic Imperative

Policy Briefs & Articles

“It is critical to build on the successes gained and leverage WEI’s global voice to advocate for more resources for women entrepreneurs”​

-Amadou Mahtar Ba, Chair of the WEI Board of Directors​

​WEI is committed to mobilizing support and spearheading initiatives designed to empower women to thrive within the global economy – encouraging growth and innovation, enhancing corporate performance and boosting economies to drive socioeconomic and environmental progress. ​

Category  Name    Author    Type Date

Africa 

 

Op-Ed: Why now is not the time for Africa to mimic rich countries over COVID-19 

 

Mark Doumba, Managing Director, Enovate Capital 

 

Op-Ed 

2020 

Africa 

 

COVID-19: Lockdown exit strategies for Africa  

 

UNECA  

 

Report 

2020 

Africa 

 

COVID-19 in Africa: Protecting Lives and Economies  

 

UNECA 

 

Report 

2020 

Africa 

 

Driving Africa’s industrialisation on the back of COVID-19  

 

Toyin Abiodun, Industry and Trade Advisor, Rwanda Maudo Jallow, Industry and Trade Analyst, Ghana  Jonathan Said, Head of Inclusive Economic Growth, Africa, Tony Blair Institute 

 

Article 

2020 

Women’s Economic Empowerment 

 

“Building Bridges, Not Walking on Backs: A Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for COVID-19 for Hawaiʻi”  

 

Hawaiʻi State Commissionon the Status of Women Department of Human Services, State of Hawaiʻi 

 

Report 

2020 

Women’s Economic Empowerment 

 

Gender Mainstreaming: A strategic approach. 

 

Margo Thomas Cesar Cordova Novión Arjan de Haan Gimena de León Maxime Forest Sandhya S. Iyer 

 

T20 Policy Brief 

2018 

Women’s Economic Empowerment 

 

Women’s Economic Empowerment: Strengthening Public and Private Sector Impact through Accountability and Measurement (SDG 5) 

 

Margo ThomasEleanor Carey;  et al  

 

T20 Policy Brief 

2019 

Women’s Entrepreneurship

 

STRENGTHENING ECOSYSTEM SUPPORTS FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS  

 

Barbara Orser Catherine Elliott Wendy Cukier 

 

Report 

pdf 

2020 

Women’s Entrepreneurship

 

Progress or pinkwashing: who benefits from digital women-focused capital funds?  

 

Barbara Orser Susan Coleman Yanghong Li 

 

Article 

2019 

Women’s Entrepreneurship

 

ACTION STRATEGIES TO INCREASE THE DIVERSITY OF SME SUPPLIERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA 

 

Barbara Orser Allan Riding Diane Liao 

 

Report 

pdf 

2018 

Women’s Entrepreneurship

 

RECOMMENDATIONS TO STRENGTHEN ONTARIO THROUGH WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION 

 

Women Entrepreneurs Ontario WEO Collective 

 

 

2016 

Women’s Entrepreneurship

 

Action Strategies to Support Canadian Women-owned Enterprises 

 

Task Force for Women’s Business Growth 

 

 

 

Health  

 

It Is Time To Think Differently About Health 

 

Sandro Galea 

 

Article 

2019 

Health 

 

We need a national conversation about health — not just about health care 

 

Sandro Galea 

 

Article 

2019 

Health 

 

COVID-19 Calls for a Marshall Plan for Health 

 

Sandro Galea 

 

Article 

2020 

Social Cohesion 

 

Covid-19 and Latin America  

 

Merike Blofield Fernando Filgueira 

 

Article 

2020 

Social Cohesion 

 

Pandemic Policies in Poor Places 

 

Martin Ravallion 

 

Article 

2020 

Social Cohesion 

 

CAN THE WORLD’S POOR PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM THE NEW CORONAVIRUS? 

 

Caitlin S. Brown Martin Ravallion Dominique van de Walle 

 

Article 

2020 

Social Cohesion 

 

Social Cohesion Matters for Equity in Health 

 

Ying-Chih Chuang Kun-Yang Chuang Tzu-Hsuan Yang1 

 

Article 

2013 

Janiece Welcome Bio

Janiece Welcome has worked for several years in the fields of management, administration and education. She has developed her management and administration experience in a number of different large corporations, including Starbucks Coffee Company. In addition, she has worked with AmeriCorps Project Change and the Montgomery County Public Schools. 

Her commitment to incorporating diversity into her project management work contributed to her successful completion of projects and increased the impact of her efforts in effecting progressive change within her community.

Janiece is a leader, whose outstanding customer service and drive shines through her work. She has extensive operational and technical skills.

Janiece attended Arizona State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She has completed a training program at the Project Management Institute and is currently pursuing her certification in Project Management.