January 4, 2021
On this episode of The Global Exchange, Colin Robertson speaks to CGAI Fellows Emily Gilfillan and Jeffrey Phillips about Canadian assistance in sub-saharan Africa during COVID-19.
- Emily Gilfillan is an international development consultant with a decade of experience working in women and youth programming across Africa. She currently serves as Scholars Program Consultant at the Mastercard Foundation supporting its goal of empowering 30 million young people in Africa to gain dignified employment.
- Jeffrey Phillips is Managing Director of Dawson Strategic, Ottawa-based consulting firm specializing in evidence-based research on international trade, clean transportation, and digital policy issues. Jeff helps a wide range of public, private, and not-for-profit sector clients understand and leverage the Canadian policy landscape.
Read the Policy Paper by Emily Gilfillan and Jeffrey Phillips: “Covid-19 and Canada’s Development Assistance in Sub-Saharan Africa”.
What Jeffrey Phillips and Emily Gilfillan are reading:
- "The Extinction Market: Wildlife Trafficking and How to Counter It" by Vanda Felbab-Brown
- "Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men" by Caroline Criado-Perez