Welcome to Economica! I.M.O.W.'s latest online exhibition explores the many facets of women's experiences of and contributions to the global economy. To get started, select one of the audio slideshows above or explore our themes. You can also listen to podcasts, participate in forum conversations and submit your own work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. Be sure to check out our resources section for recommended reading and viewing.
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For our Speaker Series, I.M.O.W. proudly hosted a conversation with activist and former Colombian Senator Ingrid Betancourt about her experience as a captive in the Colombian jungle.

Leading public health expert Indira Chakravarty talks with I.M.O.W. about the simple public policies that could help women in developing countries, such as India, reach their full economic potential.

What can investing in women do for a country? Emilenne de León, executive director of the only women’s fund in Mexico, shares her ideas.

Photographer Lili Almog presents an intimate look at women in rural China, and examines how the rapid modernization of society is changing women's economic opportunities and cultural traditions.

Empowering women is good for the economy and the society. Listen as social economist Naila Kabeer talks about the relationship between social justice, economic growth, and gender equity.

For our Speaker Series, I.M.O.W. proudly hosted a conversation with acclaimed journalist Nicholas Kristof about the oppression of women worldwide and what can be done to improve gender equity.

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