Mara Bolis
  • Female
  • Needham, MA
  • United States

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Mara Bolis posted a blog post

“Now I can’t be quiet” – When and why women speak out

What makes a woman speak out when everything about her context suggests it would be much easier to stay silent? In Mali, a country where women have historically held political and economic power, yet, where polygamy is common and women are largely subordinate to men, a woman decided to speak out.  She had participated in an Oxfam program that supports the development of women’s savings groups called …See More
Feb 7
Mara Bolis joined Thalia Kidder's group
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WE-Care Programme Team

Women's Economic Empowerment and Care (WE-Care), running from 2014-2016, will develop and implement methodologies to address 'heavy and unequal' care responsibilities. Activities in Colombia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Philippines, Uganda, Zimbabwe (funded by W&F Hewlett Foundation), Bangladesh, Zambia, and others. Links to Effectiveness Reviews, M-Nutrition, advocacy and the OI WEE Knowledge Hub.See More
Sep 8, 2014
Mara Bolis is now a member of Women's Economic Empowerment in Agriculture Knowledge Hub
Aug 9, 2011

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Job title
Senior Advisor, Market Systems
Organisation name
Oxfam America
Areas of expertise
Market Systems Innovations prioritizing women's empowerment
Skype ID
mara.bolis.oxfam
Languages spoken
Latvian, Russian

Mara Bolis's Blog

“Now I can’t be quiet” – When and why women speak out

What makes a woman speak out when everything about her context suggests it would be much easier to stay silent? In Mali, a country where women have historically held political and economic power, yet, where polygamy is common and women are largely subordinate to men, a woman decided to speak out.  She had participated in an Oxfam program that supports the development of women’s savings groups called …
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Mara Bolis posted a blog post
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