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Jeni Klugman

Adjunct Lecturer

  • Campus Location: Washington DC


Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University, where she teaches a course on gender inequality and development.  Previous roles include gender director at the World Bank, and director and lead author of three global Human Development Reports published by the UNDP.  She sits on several boards and panels, including those related to the World Economic Forum and the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, and is an Associate Fellow of Chatham House, London UK. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University and postgraduate degrees in both Law and Development Economics from the University of Oxford where she was a Rhodes Scholar.


In the News

Gender equality and gender norms: Framing the opportunities for health.

Jeni Klugman, Jeremy Shiffman, and Yusra Shawar wrote in The Lancet, 5/30