Webinar Portuguese – Gender equality: UN Women
By Adriana Carvalho UN Women Brazil
October 17th 2019 – #MulheresBDialogos
About the topic
UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. We are trusted partners for advocates and decision-makers from all walks of life, and a leader in the effort to achieve gender equality.
The Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) are a set of Principles offering guidance to business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Established by UN Global Compact and UN Women, the WEPs are informed by international labour and human rights standards and grounded in the recognition that businesses have a stake in, and a responsibility for, gender equality and women’s empowerment.
About Adriana Carvalho
15 years of experience in diversity inclusion, supply chain and business management positions. Last 4 years at UN Women Brazil, as Women Empowerment Principle Manager and prior to that 11 years at Dow Brasil. Since 2014, she managed the Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs) platform at UN Women Brazil, being in charge of building and enduring the relationship with 180 private and public signatory companies. In constant and direct contact with the UN Women Headquarters. She has also supported five other Latin American and Caribbean countries – Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Costa Rica and Jamaica – to implement the WEPs under the “Win-Win: gender equality means good business”, joint-programme between UN Women, International Labour Organization and the European Union. She worked at Dow Brazil for 17 years, from 1996 to 2013, of which, 11 were dedicated to Latin America region business and Supply Chain management, with various roles including people management.
Women entrepreneurs from Europe and Latin America participated in this webinar. This cycle of videoconferences is organized by the B Women movement. A global network of women entrepreneurs that advocate for inclusive, regenerative and triple bottom-line economies that trust in the power of partnerships and collaborate to advance gender equality and climate change agendas, three of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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