Leisa Perch, a featured presenter at Yarrow Global's Feminist Action Week

  • Friday, April 29, 2022
On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, CEO and Founder of SAEDI Consulting Barbados Inc, Leisa Perch will be the featured presenter for the third session of Yarrow Global’s Feminist Action Week, scheduled to start at 3.30pm CET.
Perch has worked in International Development for over 20 years on climate change, poverty reduction, livelihoods, gender equality policy, inclusive green growth, inclusive green economy, research and gender mainstreaming in various regional settings including post-disaster and emergencies. 
This interactive third-day session titled, Gender, Health and the Environment: Integrating Gender into Climate Change Programs after the Pandemic and led by SAEDI Consulting will present examples and possibilities of integrating transformative gender approaches into climate change mitigation and adaptation programs in the wake of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of including gender in crisis response. What lessons could be learned for other crises, such as climate change?
The event organized from May 2-6 is hosted by Yarrow Global Consulting in cooperation with the Global Nursing Caucusthe Covid 19 and Gender Working group,  Cynara Development Services, Resolu Research Expert Solutions Ltd, SAEDI Consulting (Barbados) Incorporated, Globalization and Health Initiative (GandHi), and EquiACT.