Last Girl

Last Girl

As you might recall, on our first day in India, we had the tremendous opportunity to sit in circle with iconic feminist economist Devaki Jain. A constant theme throughout our first day was one of the primary tenants of Gandhian philosophy—that in order to create justice, one should do their work thinking of the person or child who is valued the least, who suffers the most, who comes in last. This theme of the “last girl” has resonated deeply with the Movement Makers. In this video, taken on our first day, Devaki Jain shares her thoughts on how the last person concept has helped create an ideological convergence.

Jackie Payne
Jackie Payne
GALvanize USA

Jackie Payne served as the Director of Move to End Violence from its inception until February 2018. A lawyer and policy advocate with 20 years of experience working to affect social change, Jackie brings an intersectional and cross-movement lens to her gender justice work. She recently founded GALvanize USA which creates safe, supportive opportunities for busy women who want a kinder, more respectful way to figure out how to make a real difference in our communities and our country. Learn More

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