Participants from a virtual event series of roundtables have collectively developed a gender-inclusive action plan to enable states, the private sector and civil society to implement a faster, fairer and more sustainable economic recovery from the downturn associated with COVID-19.
About the Authors
Elizabeth Isele is an associate fellow with the Global Economy and Finance Programme at Chatham House, a senior fellow at the Institute for Social Innovation, Babson College, and the founder and CEO of The Global Institute for Experienced Entrepreneurship.
Recognized as a pioneering expert on senior and intergenerational entrepreneurship, Elizabeth is leading a movement to transform the culture around ageing and retirement. Her passion to ignite an ‘experienced economy’ by unleashing the potential of the over-50s to drive economic markets and generate social and environmental impact is grounded in data and metrics. As a septuagenarian, after a distinguished career as an award-winning editor and author, she founded The Global Institute for Experienced Entrepreneurship, a comprehensive, cross-sector ecosystem to catalyse and support intergenerational experience in the future of work, entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence. She is a trusted adviser for many governments, universities, private sector corporations and NGOs worldwide. Elizabeth also has been a member of the US delegation to the W20 since 2017.
Stéphane Dubois is the manager of Gender and Inclusive Growth Initiative at Chatham House. She has been running the initiative since its establishment in 2015. She has also been a member of the UK Delegation to the Women 20 (W20) since its inception in 2015, and the head of the delegation since 2018.
Stéphane has worked in communications in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in Canada and the UK, including in book publishing, at the Canada Council for the Arts, Canning House (the home of Latin America in the UK), the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and Chatham House. Also, in 2011–12, Stéphane was the chief of communications at the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (the UN agency responsible for civil aviation).