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International Women's Day: Gender Equality in a Covid-19 World
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Monday 8 March 2021, 7pm
This event will happen online.

International Women's Day: Gender Equality in a Covid-19 World

Marking International Women’s Day 2021, join our panel of leading researchers to explore themes around gender inequality in a Covid-19 world.

About our speakers:

Chaired by barrister Natasha Isaac, a trustee of both BNJC and Jewish Women’s rights organisation
JOFA, we welcome our panellists:
Liora Bowers, Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the Taub Center, who will be discussing her research into the impact of Covid-19 on women in the workforce in Israel.
Prof. Jackie O’Reilly from the University of Sussex, who will be sharing her published research on the gender implications of the future of work in a digital age.
Rose Read, Head of People & Culture at Brighton & Hove Albion FC, who will be presenting the ways in which she is working to address the gender gap in football.
About International Women's Day and #ChooseToChallenge:

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Proudly celebrating it’s 110 year anniversary, The International Women’s Day theme for 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge. A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge.