Wendy Walker

Chief of the Social Development Thematic Group
, ADB
Profile / Bio: 

Wendy Walker is the Chief of the Social Development Thematic Group at the Asian Development Bank. She has more than 25 years of professional experience in social development and social protection. She has led multi-sector teams for designing and implementing complex and innovative projects and has worked across diverse sectors. She currently co-leads the implementation of ADB Strategy 2030's operational priority on Addressing Remaining Poverty and Reducing Inequalities. She is a team leader for technical assistance programs on Strengthening Capacity for Developing Members Capacity in Elderly Care and Developing Innovative Community-Based Long-Term Care Systems and Services in the region. Wendy has been leading the team developing ADB's Road Map for Strengthening Disability Inclusive Development, 2021-2025, and is involved in other initiatives supporting disability inclusion in ADB’s operations.

Materials

Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Opening Presentation 16 November 2021 Slides Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Social Development and Protection, Urban Development
Inclusive and pro-poor development for WASH and Health – a Social Development perspective 15 April 2021 Slides Water, Environment
ADB Business Opportunities (Social Development) 24 September 2020 Slides Social Development and Protection
Overview of ADB Strategy 2030 and Operational Priority1: Poverty and Reducing Inequalities 28 July 2020 Slides Poverty, ADB Administration and Governance
Cross Sectoral Collaboration:​ Adapting to Aging Asia 28 August 2019 Slides Capacity Development, Education, Social Development and Protection
Cross Sectoral Collaboration:​ Adapting to Aging Asia 28 August 2019 Slides Capacity Development, Education, Social Development and Protection
Cross Sectoral Collaboration:​ Adapting to Aging Asia 28 August 2019 Slides Capacity Development, Education, Social Development and Protection
Socia Development 28 March 2019 Slides Social Development and Protection, Poverty
ADB, Social Protection, and the SDGs: Emerging Challenges in Asia and the Pacific 17 May 2018 Slides Poverty, Social Development and Protection
Poverty and Social Analysis: Project Documentation and Lessons from the Field 10 October 2017 Slides Social Development and Protection
The Food Stamp Program: A Secret History of the First Targeted Benefit in Mongolia 30 August 2017 Slides Poverty, Social Development and Protection
Elderly Care: A Challenge for Asia and ADB 19 February 2015 Slides Health, Social Development and Protection
Supporting Inclusive Development in Ulaanbaatar 04 December 2014 Slides Urban Development