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[Date : 2023-04-25 00:33:18 ]   
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Partnership – W20 and Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Network

Angela Joo-Hyun Kang, Founder and Executive President of Global Competitiveness Empowerment Forum (GCEF) initiated and bridged the partnership between the Indian Presidency of Women 20 (W20), the official policy recommendation group of G20, and the Harvard Kennedy School Women's Network (HKSWN) through the official bilateral partnership MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between W20 and HKSWN in February 2023 and HKSWN’s support for W20 as a knowledge & network partner of W20 from March.

Ms. Kang has been representing South Korea in W20 since 2017 and currently serving as a Co-Head of South Korean Delegation since 2020. At the W20 plenary meeting on January 18, 2023, she was appointed as the Co-Chair of the Climate Change Taskforce during the 2023 W20 Indian presidency and has been working with 29 W20 delegates from 16 countries (G7 except Canada: UK, US, France, Germany, Italy, Japan + BRICS except China: Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa + MIKTA - Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey, Australia + Argentina) to prepare W20 recommendation to G20 promoting the nexus between gender and climate change.

With a Mid-Career Master of Public Administration (MC-MPA) degree from Harvard Kennedy School. she has been acting as the HKSWN's Seoul & Korea Chapter Lead since 2020. She is currently the inaugural & first term President of HKSWN Korea Chapter, working closely with the Korean Alumni Association of Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Club of Korea. 

By utilizing her common role of the two international organizations, she initiated mutual relationship by inviting the Sherpa of 2020 W20 Saudi Arabia as a sole speaker event of the HKSWN Global Coffee Chat Series in September 2020 including the event moderation as well as inviting the Sherpa of 2020 W20 Italy as a sole speaker of the W20 session event of HKSWN's online international conference 'Rewind & Empower' in February 2021.

HKSWN has been officially supporting the 2023 W20 India Secretariat as its knowledge & network partner. HKSWN Co-Presidents, Ms. Farah Arabe and Ms. Tatiana Der Avedissian were invited as international speakers and represent HSKWN at W20 international events, at the 2023 W20 Inception meeting (Aurangabad, India) and 2nd meeting (Jaipur, India).

HKSWN called for and formed its global volunteer group including Principal, Gender Inclusion and Climate Action at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and European Regional Representative for the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and has been supporting the W20 Climate Change TF co-chaired by Ms. Kang to prepare the W20 policy recommendations and action plans to G20. 

The W20 Indian presidency & secretariat, HKSWN’s HQ in Boston, and the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University have been discussing to co-host a virtual international event to increase the linkage between gender and climate change and raise its awareness globally.


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146   Partnership – W20 and Harvard Kennedy S 193 23/04/25 Admin  
145   Panelist - Inception Meeting of 2023 W20 Indi 285 23/03/22 Admin  
144   G20 - Co-Chair of 2023 W20 Climate Change TF 292 23/03/22 Admin  
143   Moderator - Harvard Kennedy School Women's N 279 23/01/17 Admin  
142   Speaker - The 4th International Confernece on 346 22/12/22 Admin  
141   Speaker - Pacific Basin Economic Council Annu 327 22/12/22 Admin  
140   Speaker - Kyungnam Integrity Cluster Conferen 379 22/10/22 Admin  
139   Lecturer - KAIST ESG Executive Program 514 23/01/05 Admin  
138   G20 Gender Policy Platform - 2022 W20 Indones 647 23/01/05 Admin  
137   G20 Business Policy TF Member - 2022 B20 Indo 692 23/01/05 Admin  
136   Jury - Impact Awards of Cartier Women's Init 675 23/01/05 Admin  
135   Panelist - Law Firm Public Interest Network E 739 21/12/09 Admin  
134   Lecturer - KPC - ESG Knowledge Concert 727 21/12/09 Admin  
133   Lecturer - SERI CEO - ESG Master Class 752 21/12/09 Admin  
132   Lecturer - IACA - Africa Summer School 809 22/02/04 Admin  
131   Lecturer - IACA - Asia Summer School 753 22/02/04 Admin  
130   Speaker - OECD Business Integrity Roundtable 1245 21/03/29 Admin  
129   Speaker - ISO / ITC / SIS / The Swedish Gover 1202 21/03/21 Admin  
128   Speaker - UNDP - High-level Panel for Gender 1595 21/03/13 Admin  
127   Senior Advisor for ESG - Arabesque S-Ray GmbH 1289 21/02/28 Admin  

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