Judith Wedderburn

Director, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Jamaica and the Eastern Caribbean

Judith Wedderburn is the Director of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Jamaica and the Eastern Caribbean. She has been a longstanding activist in gender and development in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean for over 20 years. In her capacity as a gender and development specialist she has facilitated workshops and provided training and advice on policy-making to numerous organizations in the public, private and NGO sectors. She has presented at regional and international conferences on a range of issues, some of which include: gender and trade in the Caribbean and gender and development policy in the Caribbean. Judith is also a member of Development Alternatives for Women of New era (DAWN Caribbean), the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC), and the Association of Caribbean Economists. She has also been an active member of Women's Media Watch (Jamaica) since its inception in 1987, and is currently Board member on several NGOs.

Bridges news

20 June 2011
Les travaux de recherches ont démontré de façon systématique l'existence d'un lien important entre ouverture commerciale et féminisation du travail dans tous les secteurs, d'autant que les retombées spécifiques des accords commerciaux ont un impact différent sur les hommes et les femmes en fonction...
14 June 2011
With respect to gender and trade, research has consistently demonstrated the existence of an important relationship between trade openness and the feminization of labour across sectors, as the specific outcomes of trade agreements impact women and men differently depending on their location in...