Healthy women and girls, healthy communities: Post COVID-19 and beyond

Dr Yonette Thomas — Strategic Advisor for Health of Women & Girls to the Women’s Economic Imperative and Associate Editor for Women and Girls, Cities & Health




Yonette is a globally acknowledged thought leader, urban health champion, and an advocate for valuing the health of women and girls as an economic imperative. She founded Borjoner International and Strategic Transitions to influence the progress, health, and wellbeing of individuals and communities across the world. As a founding board member of Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI), she leads the organization’s focus on the economic valuation of the health of women and girls. Her work as a global advisor for the Centre for Urban Health and Development within the Asian Institute of Poverty Alleviation (CUHD-AIPA) extends her focus on the global south and the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals in this last decade. She is the Associate Editor for Women and Girls for Cities & Health.


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