Ms. Su GUOXIA, China
Policy Study Division, Poverty Alleviation Office of the State Council
She has been working on poverty alleviation for
more than 10 years, visiting over 100 poor counties in China. She
worked as a training specialist in the National Training Centre
for the officials in the Underdevelopment Areas (1991-97). She has
worked on several projects, inter alia, on gender and microfinance
Mr. Jan VANDERMOORTELE
Principal Adviser and Group Leader for Social Development Group,
Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP
Works on poverty concepts and measurement, gender,
public budgeting, user fees for public services.
Mr. Savitri BISNATH, Trinidad and Tobago
Candidate at Cornell University
Works with Dr.L.Beneria.Worked as a consultant
to UNIFEM on the issues of globalization, gender and developement.
The author of numerous publications.
She was selected as an expert for the DAW's Expert
Group Meeting on poverty in India.
At present, she is working on the issues of international
trade, gender and development.
Mme. Gaudence RWAMAHEKE, Burundi
Directeur General, Ministere de l'Action Sociale et la Promotion
de la Femme
She works on gender and development issues as well
as in welfare protection issues. She is a member of the project
on Community Development and Fight against Poverty. She has participated
in many regional, sub-regional and international meetings on the
intergation of women in development and on the implementation of
the Dakar and Beijing Platformsm for Action. She is a member of
the committee on the Multisectoral Programme against HIV/AIDS