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Women, Work and COVID-19

  • 21 Jul 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Webinar via Zoom



Invitation to members and guests join us for a webinar "Women, Work and COVID-19”

Speakers will include:

Professor Marian Baird – University of Sydney – COVID-19 in Australia: The Gender Agenda. Marian will discuss the scale and history of pandemics and recessions in Australia and their effect on women

Dr Mihajla Gavin – University of Technology – Emerging from COVID-19: Women, Value and Voice. Mihajla will discuss the Impacts of COVID-19 in female-dominated professions, the value of care and caring professions and spotlight on emerging policies

Sarah Gardner - Big Steps Deputy Director and Samira Shire – Early Childhood Teacher, Big Steps Leader and UWU Delegate - United Workers Union – Essential but still undervalued – perspectives from early childhood educators on the frontline of the pandemic. Sarah and Samira will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic reignited a crucial debate about the essential role and value of early education, and how early childhood educators voices continue to be absent from that debate. It’s time for that to change.

About the Speakers

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The webinar link will be sent to all registered participants 48 hours before the event

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