IMF’s Christine Lagarde wants to close the gender gap

David Brancaccio Feb 2, 2016
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Christine Lagarde (L), head of the IMF, appears on a panel at Wellesley College with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (R) Wellesley College

IMF’s Christine Lagarde wants to close the gender gap

David Brancaccio Feb 2, 2016
Christine Lagarde (L), head of the IMF, appears on a panel at Wellesley College with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (R) Wellesley College
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Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was at Wellesley College in Massachusetts over the weekend — she joined a panel discussing the gap between rich and poor in the world. She spoke with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio about income inequality, and why focusing on gender disparity in education is important to addressing financial hardship.

Click the media player above to hear Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, in conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.

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