EP18 S6: The business case for gender and development with Ellen Maynes

Summary & Key takeaways

If you wonder how to combine a career in the private sector and business development with international development and gender inclusion, this is your chance to hear from Ellen Maynes who is part of the Gender and Economic Inclusion Group at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group– which is focused on working with the private sector in developing countries.

In Episode 18 of Season 6, Ellen, a Rotary Peace Fellow, shares her over 20-year long journey working across the private and nonprofit sectors in Asia Pacific and Europe prior to joining the IFC. For twelve years, she worked for global brands like Ford in Australia and Volkswagen in Ireland.

Ellen has a Bachelor’s degree in Business (Marketing) and Master of International Development from RMIT University in Melbourne. In 2016, Ellen completed the Rotary Global Peace Fellowship at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

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World Vision Australia

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