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About the Gender and Development Initiative

Mission and Vision

The Gender and Development Initiative supports academic research, teaching, and policy dialogues to increase understanding of trends in the empowerment of women in the Global South and to facilitate collaboration between academics and policy-makers. More specifically, GAD has the following objectives:

Ultimately, we seek to create an institute at NEU for teaching and research on gender and development, including exploration of causes of gender inequality and pathways to women’s empowerment, with a focus on the Global South.

For a full report on the GAD Initiative, please click here.

To see the GAD Initiative powerpoint, please click here.