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On March 25, 2021, the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania hosted the Women in Think Tank Forums under the title “Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the Ivory Tower: The Role of Women in Think Tanks and Policy Advice.” The purpose of this event was to unite women in think tanks from across the globe to discuss the challenges and opportunities that women in the think tank sector face. The forum also discussed tangible and actionable solutions that would benefit women in the think tank industry.


All requests, questions, and comments should be directed to: James G. McGann, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer, International Studies Director Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program The Lauder Institute University of Pennsylvania Telephone: (215) 746-2928 Email: 2021 Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this report may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by information storage or retrieval system, without written permission from the University of Pennsylvania, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.


Think Tank, Civil Society, NGO, Equality, Women in Think Tanks, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania



Date Posted: 08 December 2021