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  • Cailin Crockett was our speaker at the August 12, 2016 Meeting of the Michigan Women's Commission

    Cailin Crockett, a Gender Specialist in the Bureau for Policy and Program Support in the United Nations Development Program, was our speaker at the most recent meeting of the Michigan Women's Commission, on August 12, 2016, in Grand Rapids.  Cailin is an advisor for life course issues impacting women and girls, and is drafting new strategies to include older women (ages 50+) in work to end poverty and reduce inequalities in 170 countries.  She is on temporary loan from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, where she serves as Special Assistant for Gender Policy and Elder Rights, focusing on gender violence and older women's health.  

    To learn more about the programs and initiatives of the Administration for Community Living, see http://www.acl.gov/ .

    To learn more about the United Nations' work on women and gender issues, see http://www.unwomen.org/en