Talal Rafi speaks at Chatham House London roundtable | Daily News

Talal Rafi speaks at Chatham House London roundtable

Talal Rafi
Talal Rafi

Talal Rafi a Sri Lankan entrepreneur and consultant working across multiple fields in developing entrepreneurship spoke at the Chatham House London roundtable discussion on the topic “Beyond the Pandemic: Designing the roadmap for a gender-equal world”.

Rafi also worked with the Royal Institute of International Affairs (known as Chatham House) on formulating recommendations for the G7 & G20 on gender equality post-COVID.

Some of the other prominent industry leaders who took part in the roundtable discussion were: Dorothy Tembo (Executive Director - International Trade Center), Charlotte Keenan (Executive Director - Goldman Sachs), Wendy Teleki (Head of We-Fi World Bank Group), Lisa Schiffman (Global Director - Ernst & Young) and Ann Cairns (Vice-Chairperson - MasterCard).

The recommendations among many include creating policies to reduce the gender gap, improving access to finance for women, bridging the digital gender, increasing representation of women in corporate boards and key government bodies.