Margo Thomas

President & CEO, Women’s Economic Imperative

CV


  • Fellow, Chatham House London
  • Former Co-Chair, T20 Task Forces: Gender Economic Equity, Argentinian Presidency; SDG Task Force, Japanese Presidency
  • Former Head of Secretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Policy Briefs

Migrant Care And Domestic Workers During The Pandemic And Beyond: The G20’s Role In Tackling Inequalities And Guaranteeing Rights

Florencia Caro Sachetti (Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento, (CIPPEC)), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Ananya Chakraborty (World Resources Institute), Athiqah Nur Alami (BRIN), Sandhya S. Iyer (Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

A Gendered Perspective on Changing Demographics: Implications for Labour, Financial and Digital Equity

Florencia Caro Sachetti (Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento, (CIPPEC)), Gala Díaz Langou (Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)), Fernando Filgueira (CIPPEC Argentina ), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Sarah Gammage (International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)), Carolyn Currie (Women’s Enterprise Scotland), Margarita Beneke de Sanfeliu (Fundación Salvadoreña Para El Desarrollo Economico Y Social (FUSADES)), Abigail Hunt (Overseas Development Institute (ODI)), Reiko Hayashi (National Institute for Population and Social Security Research, Japan)

Women’s Economic Empowerment: Strengthening Public and Private Sector Impact through Accountability and Measurement (SDG 5)

Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Eleanor Carey (Data2X), Dinah Bennett (Enterprise Development, Women’s Economic Imperative), Jacqueline Berford (Women’s World Banking), Boris Branisa (Instituto de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo (INESAD)), Yolanda Gibb, Colette Henry (Dundalk Institute of Technology), Eun Kyung Kim (Korean Women’s Development Institute), Gala Díaz Langou (Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)), Karen Miller (Women’s World Banking), Mari Miura (Sophia University), Nicola Patterson (Newcastle University), Smita Premchander (Sampark), Linda Scott (Oxford University)

Gender Mainstreaming: A Strategic Approach

Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Cesar Cordova Novion (Jacobs, Cordova & Associates), Arjan de Haan (International Development Research Centre), Gimena de León (Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)), Maxime Forest (Sciences Po (PSIA), Paris (France)), Sandhya S. Iyer (Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

The Imperative of Addressing Care Needs for G20 countries

Abigail Hunt (Overseas Development Institute (ODI)), Carla Isnaldi (Women 20 Argentina), Carolina Robino (International Development Research Centre), Estela Rivero Fuentes (Counting Women’s Work), Gala Díaz Langou (Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Sarah Gammage (International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)), Urvashi Aneja (Tandem Research India)

Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

Boris Branisa (Instituto de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo (INESAD)), Carolyn Currie (Women’s Enterprise Scotland), Graciela Hijar, Helen Walbey, Lynne Cadenhead (Women’s Enterprise Scotland), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Mariela Magnelli (Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)), Melissa Williams (The World Bank), Narnia Bohler-Muller (Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)), Sandhya S. Iyer (Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

Promoting economic and social inclusion of migrant workers

Policy area: Migration
Haya Al-Dajani (Mohammed Bin Salman College for Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC)), Marija Babovic (University of Belgrade), Dinah Bennett (Enterprise Development, Women’s Economic Imperative), Simona Formica (NoGap), Anne Jenkins (Women’s Economic Imperative), Fabio Masini (Roma Tre University), Ernestine Ning (Coventry University), Sandy Onyalo (Ujeengo Global Community), Smita Premchander (Sampark), Krupa Sriram (Sampark), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative)

The economic empowerment of women entrepreneurs in a post-Covid world

Gabriela Rigoni (University of Buenos Aires, UBA), Angela C. Lyons (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Josephine Kass-Hanna (Saint Joseph University of Beirut ), Dinah Bennett (Enterprise Development, Women’s Economic Imperative), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Betty Wilkinson (Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Zambia), Keith Herrmann, José Stracquadaini (Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA))

Women in global care chains: The need to tackle intersecting inequalities in G20 countries

Florencia Caro Sachetti (Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento, (CIPPEC)), Peter Abrahamson (University of Copenhagen), Marija Babovic (University of Belgrade), Asma Bahurmoz (King Abdulaziz University), Alejandro Biondi (CIPPEC), Amm Quamruzzaman (University of California Berkeley), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative)

Reaffirming the significance of global public goods for health: Global solidarity in response to Covid-19 and future shocks

Yonette Felicity Thomas (Borjoner International), Obijiofor Aginam (UN University-International Institute for Global Health), Sainath Banerjee (Asian Development Bank - Center for Urban Health and Development), Alex Ezeh (Drexel University, Philadelphia), Sandro Galea (Boston University School of Public Health), Franz Gatsweiler (Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences), Blessing Mberu (African Population and Health Research Center), Blaise Nguendo-Yongsi (University of Yaoundé), Osondu Ogbuoji (Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University), K. Srikanth Reddy (Bruyère Research Institute), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Gavin Yamey (Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University)

Transversal G20 response to Covid-19: Global governance for economic, social, health, and environmental resilience

Jonathan Luckhurst (Soka University), Veronika Ertl (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung), Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton University), Gianluca Grimalda (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), John Kirton (Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at Trinity College, University of Toronto), W. Andy Knight (University of Alberta), K. Srikanth Reddy (Bruyère Research Institute), Elizabeth Sidiropoulos (South African Institute of International Affairs), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative)

Advancing Enterprise Education for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) among MENA Countries

Haya Al-Dajani (Mohammed Bin Salman College for Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC)), Dinah Bennett (Enterprise Development, Women’s Economic Imperative), Barbara Orser (University of Ottawa), Khulood A. Rambo (Assistant Professor of Informatics, Visiting Scholar at MIT Effat University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative)

COVID-19 Response Strategies, Addressing Digital Gender Divides

Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke (Womens WorldWide Web (W4)), Barbara Orser (University of Ottawa), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative)

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