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Margaret C. Snyder
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Born (1929-01-30)January 30, 1929
Died January 26, 2021(2021-01-26) (aged 91)
Alma mater College of New Rochelle
Catholic University of America
University of Dar es Salaam

Margaret C. "Peg" Snyder (January 30, 1929 – January 26, 2021) was an American social scientist. Her work focused on women and economic development, particularly in Africa.

She was the founding director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), whose name was changed to UN Women in 2011. She was also a co-founder of Women's World Banking and of the African Training and Research Centre for Women.

Snyder died on January 26, 2021 in New York City from cardiac arrest, aged 91.

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