Gender and Political Economy in Africa
The WGSS Speaker 2015/16 Series is organized by the Program of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale with support from the Edward J. and Dorothy Kempf Memorial Fund.
April 20, 2016 - 4:30pm @Luce Hall, Rm 203 - Mary Kay Gugerty, University of Washington
Self-Help Groups and Women’s Participation in Agricultural Markets in Tanzania
Mary Kay Gugerty is the Nancy Bell Evans Professor of Nonprofit Management at the Evans
School of Public Policy and Governance. Her scholarship examines how individuals and
organizations engage in collective action and build institutions of collaborative governance. Current work examines how women’s participation in self-help groups affects participation in agricultural value chains in Tanzania. Her research also examines evaluation and impact measurement in the social sector; she is co-editor of Voluntary Regulation of Nonprofit and Nongovernmental Organizations: An Accountability Club Framework and Advocacy Organizations: A Collective Action Perspective. Her forthcoming book, The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Size Data for Nonprofits and NGOs is co-authored with Dean Karlan.