Join the Waterloo (WEW) Women Empowering Women Network for a special evening presentation on women in agri-food systems presented by MEDA’s very own Nadia Guerch, Senior Regional Director of LEAP (Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific).   

This evening presentation will showcase MEDA’s initiatives towards advancing gender equality, helping rural women-led businesses thrive, and how women’s economic empowerment is contributing to system change.  Nadia will discuss MEDA’s work in Guatemala and Nicaragua; two countries where women, despite being important contributors to local agricultural activities, have few opportunities for growth and decent work, largely due to the persistence of structural gender inequality resulting in limited decision-making power, inadequate access to assets and services, in addition to high exposure to gender-based violence.

About the Speaker: Nadia Guerch

Nadia Guerch is an international development professional with 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and leading a diverse portfolio of youth development projects. Her professional experience spans over 15 countries across Africa, the Middle East, the Americas, and Asia.  Before joining MEDA, Nadia was a Deputy Director with Youth Challenge International where, she was responsible for the technical and operational oversight of $50M+ livelihoods programming in Senegal, Tanzania, Ghana, Peru, Bolivia, and Indonesia.

Register by January 27th, 2023!  

NEW DATE: Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Location: MEDA Waterloo Office, 595 Parkside Dr, Suite 2, Waterloo, ON N2L 0C7

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