Jane Sloane is Senior Director, Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality with The Asia Foundation based in San Francisco. In this role, she provides intellectual and programmatic leadership for The Asia Foundation’s programs to empower women and advance gender equality in Asia and the Pacific, working with a team in San Francisco and Washington and with the foundation’s 19 country offices in the region. Jane’s previous roles include Vice President of Programs, Global Fund for Women (San Francisco), Vice President of Development, Women’s World Banking (New York), and Executive Director, International Women’s Development Agency (Australia). Jane is on the global advisory board of the Atlantic Institute in Oxford, is a Senior Atlantic Fellow with the Inequalities Institute at London School of Economics (LSE), an advisory board member with the Centre for Women, Peace, and Security at LSE, on the development committee of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (US) and on the program committee of Episcopal Relief and Development. Jane is a recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Adelaide, an Alumni Award for Services to Humanity from the University of Sydney, a Global Ambassadors Award from the Advance Foundation, a Woman of Distinction Award from the Asia Pacific Women’s Business Council, a Churchill Fellowship, an Australian Award, and a Human Rights Medal from the Vietnam Women’s Union. She is one of the original 75 Australian climate change presenters trained by Al Gore. Jane holds a master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Sydney and a bachelor’s degree in History (Hons) from the University of Adelaide.