FORA.tv Speaker - Victoria Budson

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Biography

Victoria A. Budson is the founding Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. WAPPP analyzes cutting-edge issues as they impact women's roles and lives. WAPPP conducts research, develops curriculum, and publishes materials focused on women and public policy. While at the Kennedy School, Budson was founding Executive Director of the Council of Women World Leaders, a group of current and former presidents and prime ministers. Currently, Budson serves on the Board of Directors for the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) and iVillage Cares. The mission of NCRW is to harness the resources of its network to ensure fully informed debate, policies and practices to build a more inclusive and equitable world for women and girls. iVillage Cares, a national advocacy program designed to build awareness and support for causes of concern to women through iVillage, at present is a frequent destination site for 27 million women. Budson has been a member of numerous other Boards of Directors including: the National Women's Political Caucus, the Massachusetts National Abortion Rights Action League, the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus, Women's Legislative Network and Alliance, Massachusetts Coalition of Democratic Women, the Wellesley College Hillel Alumnae Board. Budson has served on the Steering Committee for the Massachusetts State Treasury's Women and Money conference.

1 Program

Womensphere Global Award & Confronting Global Challenges

01.17.13 | 01:10:02 min | 0 comments