Caren Grown is a Senior Technical Advisor in the Macroeconomics and Trade Global Practice at the World Bank. She joined the World Bank Group in 2014 as Global Director, Gender, stepping down in 2021 after seven years. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Dr. Grown was Economist-In-Residence and Co-Director of the Program on Gender Analysis in Economics at American University in Washington, D.C. Over the course of her career, Dr. Grown has held senior positions in several organizations, including as Senior Gender Advisor at USAID where she led the development of the Agency’s Gender Equality policy, and the UNU-WIDER program on aid effectiveness and gender equality.