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Barbara Ward Lectures

Lectures by the current generation of outstanding women in development, in honour of IIED's founder

The Barbara Ward Lecture series celebrates IIED's founder, Barbara Ward, a distinguished economist, journalist, and policy advisor who was among the earliest advocates of sustainable development. Also a renowned speaker, Ward's lectures influenced audiences around the world. Now the institute organises lectures by the current generation of outstanding women in development in honour of Ward's pioneering work and the inspiration she gave to many.

The Barbara Ward Lecture series celebrates outstanding women in development

Outstanding women in development

A series of blogs and interviews that reflect on the role, influence and impact of women in the field of sustainable development More in this collection