Senior Specialist for the Gender and Diversity Division (GDI)
Anne-Marie Urban has worked as a gender specialist in the IDB for the past 15 years. During this time, she has worked for different sectors, supporting projects of rural development, social investment, violence prevention, infraestructure, reproductive health, and municipal development. She has also provided leadership in the preparation and implementation of the IDB’s gender mainstreaming action plans.
Urban has a Masters Degree in International Development, Community Planning and Environment from Clark University (U.S.), and a Bachelor’s in Political Science and German for the University of Vanderbilt (U.S.). Prior to her work at the IDB, she worked in the US Agency for International Development Office of Women and Development and for a USAID-funded research project.