Session Speaker

Racheal Meiers


Racheal Meiers

Biography

Racheal Meiers leads HERproject, BSR’s global women’s empowerment initiative that creates workplace programs through partnerships with multinational companies, factories, and local NGOs. In this role, Meiers oversees the global HERproject team, a network of partners, and more than 200 global programs promoting women’s health and economic empowerment in factories and farms in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Vietnam. She also oversees BSR’s related work on women and sustainability, including research with the International Finance Corporation on programs and policies that support women’s equality and empowerment in special economic zones around the world. Meiers is part of BSR’s Partnership Development and Research team. Previously, she held positions with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Social Market Foundation, the Balkan Trust for Democracy, and the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation at the University of California, San Diego.

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