Why is Gender Important to Transport at the IADB

Yassmin Abdel-Magied on Why is Gender Important to Transport at the IADB

Published on Sep 15, 2015

For a keynote presentation at the Transport Week for the Inter-American Development Bank, Yassmin Abdel-Magied spoke on the concept of unconscious bias, with a particular focus on gender, and how it is important to take gender into account with designing infrastructure and creating an inclusive environment for colleagues of all genders.

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About the editor:

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Bio: Britton is an American political scientist and sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest book, "BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to Your City" focuses on the subject of environment, equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions. A pre-publication edition of Better Choices is currently undergoing an international peer review during Sept.- Oct. 2017, with the goal of publication in English and Chinese editions by end-year. If you wish to participate drop a line to BetterChoices@ecoplan.org .

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