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Jennifer Solotaroff

Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank

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Jennifer L. Solotaroff is a Senior Social Development Specialist with the Gender Group, where she leads the Innovations in Operations work and supports tasks on women’s economic empowerment.

Her research interests include gender and labor markets, gender-based violence, and social stratification in East Asia and South Asia. She is the lead author of World Bank Group publications Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia, Voices to Choices: Bangladesh’s Journey in Women’s Economic Empowerment, and Getting to Work: Unlocking Women’s Potential in Sri Lanka’s Labor Force. Jennifer has a PhD in sociology, an MA in East Asian studies, and an MA in economics from Stanford University; and a BA in English literature and East Asian studies from Oberlin College.