Senior Program Specialist
International Development Research Centre - IDRC

As a senior program specialist with the sustainable inclusive economies program at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Flaubert oversees a portfolio of 15 research projects worth approximately 15 million $CA dealing with women’s and youth economic empowerment in the transition to net zero economies in the global South. Prior to joining IDRC in 2011 Flaubert taught at Cornell University and Drew University in the U.S., as well as the University of Québec in Montreal. Flaubert holds a PhD in economics and has a tracked record of publications in peer reviewed journals.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
02:30 pm EEST 04:00 pm EEST Women’s economic empowerment, unpaid care work, and the low-carbon transition
Room MH 2-2

This session will showcase co-created, field-tested solutions supported by IDRC and UNWOMEN over the last 4+ years with organisations in West and East Africa in the Read More

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