Mitigating the Impacts of COVID-19

Panel discussion from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
How are women’s jobs and careers being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? In academia, fewer women are submitting grant proposals and scientific papers, and in industry women’s jobs have been hit hard and mother especially are having to do more domestic work, so what is the long-term damage that’s being done? And how do we mitigate it?

Featuring:

Tara Scott, professional head of track at Network Rail
Joeli Brearley, founder of Pregnant Then Screwed
Dr Nisreen Alwan, associate professor in public health at the University of Southampton
Mariam Crichton, Managing Director at 4 Earth Intelligence

About our speakers
Tara Scott
Tara Scott is currently the Route Infrastructure Engineer for the East Midlands Route. During her 15 years with Network Rail she has worked through frontline roles including Track Section Manager (Milton Keynes) and Track Maintenance Engineer (Euston) as well as central enginee...

 

 

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