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2-4 November 2021
Okura, Amsterdamand live streamed

Bipasha Baruah
Professor & Canada Research Chair in Global Women's Issues at The University of Western Ontario


Bipasha Baruah is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues at Western University. Her research aims to understand how to ensure that a global low-carbon economy will be more gender equitable and socially just than its fossil-fuel based predecessor. She has authored one book and over 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, working papers, policy briefs and professional reports on gender, economy, environment, and development. Dr. Baruah serves frequently as an expert reviewer, consultant and advisor to international development and environmental protection organizations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The Royal Society of Canada named Dr. Baruah to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists in 2015. “The College” is Canada’s only national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. Every year, it names individuals who have made exceptional professional contributions to Canada and the world within 15 years of completing their doctorates.  

Agenda Sessions

  • My findings: implications for gender equality in a global transition to a low-carbon economy