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Consolidating themes and identifying strategies for change: next steps in supporting women in think tanks

The last in our series on women in think tanks, this post begins by reflecting more generally on the question of women in think tanks. It then summarises important points of discussion from throughout the series, first recounting factors that shape the experience of women in think tanks, then suggesting strategies for promoting greater equity, and finally exploring opportunities for follow-up. 3,662 more words

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International Workshop for Managers of Research Organizations in the Western Balkans and the EU: 19 October 2015

 

Organizations involved in policy research and applied social science research in the Western Balkans region, such as research institutes and think tanks, are facing a number of obstacles to their work. 713 more words

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Think tanks and universities - Different, yet similar: The South Asian Context

While policymaking and knowledge generation vary across Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh, common factors including organisational flexibility, funding, and better research motivate universities and think tanks to collaborate. 1,324 more words

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The On Think Tanks Interview: Gilles Yabi from West Africa Citizen Think Tank

Gilles Yabi is the founder of the West Africa Citizen Think Tank (WATHI), which is currently in the process of starting up. An economist by training, he previously worked as regional director for the International Crisis Group and as a journalist for Jeune Afrique. 2,201 more words

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