Citizenship at Work for Domestic Workers

Martha Chen
Recognizing and Protecting Domestic Workers: Conceptual, Empirical, and Regulatory Challenges, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO Network)


Martha Chen is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and International Coordinator of the global research-policy network Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO). An experienced development practitioner and scholar, her areas of specialization are employment, gender, and poverty. Before joining Harvard in 1987, she had two decades of resident experience in Bangladesh working with BRAC (now the world's largest non-governmental organization), and in India where she served as field representative of Oxfam America for India and Bangladesh.  Dr. Chen received a Ph.D. in South Asia Regional Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

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