Upcoming international events: Aug/Oct. 2011

A lista dos próximos eventos, colocados abaixo, a realizarem-se no final de Outubro, é fornecida por GIZ Sustainable Urban Transport Project. Clique aqui para ver o site e a última newsletter (de Maio – Junho de 2011). Continue reading

II. The Female Quotient. Women Shaping the Future: What are the criteria for measuring impact?

There has been a refreshingly enthusiastic reaction to our posting yesterday asking about the general deficiency of information on women leaders in the field of sustainable transport in cities. But one note came in from the prolific environmental educator and recognized policy adviser Elizabeth Deacon challenging us in these exact words: “I assume you think there are in fact women who have had an impact. But I then must also assume that your comments have gone unheeded. At the same time, one has to wonder what the criteria are for measuring “impact” – do you know???” Fair question. Continue reading