Linda Adams

Senior Social Development Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Linda has extensive work experience in a variety of developing country cultures, political economies, and development contexts (conflict, recovery, transition, development) in Southeast Asia, Southern and Eastern Africa, and the Pacific, working closely with clients to analyze needs and develop inclusive development strategies and programs.

Authored Content

  • Apr 13 2016
    Blog Post Empower Women, Build Resilience A version of this post originally appeared on 100 Resilient Cities. Building urban resilience is most effective when women have integral roles in the process, but too often they are excluded from decision-making completely. This is particularly problematic because women in lower income cities and marginal areas are disproportionately affected by everyday stresses—things like inefficient transportation systems and […] Lauren Sorkin, Linda Adams