Anne T. Kuriakose
Anne T. Kuriakose Senior Social Development SpecialistThe World BankWashington, United States of America


Senior social development specialist with over 25 years of experience in development. Based in the Social Sustainability and Inclusion department of the World Bank's South Asia Region. Focused on gender equality and social dimensions of climate change strategy and programming across the region.


Save to calendar 08-07-2021 12:1008-07-2021 13:00Europe/MadridGender Equality: a Must-Have for Economic Growth

Beyond a huge social issue, gender inequality is a massive economic challenge. According to the EU, improving gender equality would increase the EU’s GDP per capita by 6.1 to 9.6%, create an additional 10.5 million jobs by 2050, and improve staff retention, access to talent, or opportunities for innovation. So how can we help close the gender gap and enable this economic growth?


SDGs: 4,5,8,10,16

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