I'd like to strongly encourage everyone to come for this final talk of the quarter (tomorrow); it should be very interesting!
On Sat, Dec 1, 2018, 3:50 PM Philip Garrison <phili...@cs.washington.edu wrote: > Please join us for the Change Seminar next week *Tuesday 12/4/2018* in JHN > 111. > > *Who: *Dr. Tara Patricia Cookson > *What:* Unjust Conditions: Women’s Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash > Transfer Programs > *When: *Tuesday, Dec 4th, 12-1pm > *Where:* Johnson Hall 111 > > > *Abstract* Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are praised as > efficient mechanisms for changing poor people’s health and education > seeking behavior, and promoting financial inclusion. Yet behind the good > intentions, CCT programs’ successes ring hollow, based solely on metrics > for children’s attendance at school and health appointments. This talk > presents ethnographic findings from a new book on the World Bank's "model" > CCT program in Peru. In looking beyond routine program evaluations, it > reveals a host of hidden costs for the mothers who meet the conditions, and > will provide pragmatic recommendations for research and policy. > > *Bio* Dr. Tara Patricia Cookson is Co-Founder and Director of Ladysmith, > a Social Purpose Corporation that provides research services for > international development organizations including UN Women, UNICEF, and the > OECD. She is author of Unjust Conditions: Women’s Work and the Hidden Cost > of Cash Transfer Programs, which is based on her PhD research at the > University of Cambridge, where she was a Gates Cambridge Scholar. In 2014 > she received the Bill Gates Sr Prize for founding a leadership program for > early career researchers called Learning for Purpose. Tara is currently a > SSHRC Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, and is a > Seattle Women’s Commissioner. > _______________________________________________ > change mailing list > email@example.com > https://changemm.cs.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/change >
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