UNESCO Chair Honours Ted Jackson

On October 20, 2018, at the British Columbia Horticultural Garden, Dr. Budd Hall and Dr. Rajesh Tandon, joint holders of the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, conferred a lifetime achievement award on Dr. Ted Jackson for his leadership in advancing participatory partnerships in Canada, Africa and Asia. 

Gender-Smart Investing Summit held in London

More than 300 investors, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and policymakers gathered in London, England to participate in the first Gender-Smart Investing Summit.  Major sponsors included UBS, CDC, Investing in Women and the Tara Health Foundation.  Gender lens investing champions Suzanne Biegel and Joy Anderson, CDC CEO Nick O’Donohoe and UN Under-Secretary General Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka