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NCBA CLUSA Promotes Equity Strategies for Cooperatives as Part of Hemispheric Meeting on Gender


NCBA CLUSA Chief Operating Officer Amy Coughenour Betancourt spoke on a panel during the 10th Continental Meeting on Gender Equity, along with colleagues from Colombia, Sweden, and Argentina. “Even though there are universal issues around gender equality in cooperatives and development, we need to employ specific strategies in specific contexts,” said Coughenour on the panel.

“What works in the U.S. to increase the participation of women on cooperative boards is going to be very different from the strategies needed in Latin American or African contexts.”

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