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Technological Advances, Women In Tech Helping To Improve Maternal, Women’s Health

Council on Foreign Relations “Women Around the World/Women and Foreign Policy Program”: New, Affordable Technology is Improving Women’s Health Access
Catherine Powell, adjunct senior fellow for Women and Foreign Policy at CFR, and Maiya Moncino, research associate in international economics at CFR, discuss ways technology can improve maternal and women’s health and highlight the benefits of women in the technology sector. The authors write, “In addition to providing job opportunities for women, women’s entry into tech expands the number of technologists who can bring a gender lens to enhance the ways in which new technologies can be used to improve women’s health” (9/11).

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