Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10/24/17 Webinar. Disasters and Equity - Race, Gender & Ability

Webinar: Disasters and Equity - Race, Gender & Ability 

There's still plenty of time to register to join us, or to forward this to someone who may benefit from this exciting offering at no cost! 

Disasters and Equity: Race, Gender & Ability 

BAF Professoinal Development Series 2017 Webinar II

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

1-3 PM EST

Registration is open, without charge, to students and early career professionals.

Please share this opportunity widely with any appropriate colleagues, students or friends. 

Expert Panelists Include:

Marcie Roth 
Former Senior Advisor, Disability Issues to FEMA
Founder, FEMA Office of Disability Integration & Coordination 

John T. Cooper, Jr., Ph.D. 
Assistant Vice President for Public Partnership & Outreach, Texas A&M University 

Jennifer Tobin
Ph.D. candidate in the department of sociology at Colorado State University
Program and Research Associate, The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado - Boulder 
Recipient, 2014 Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship

Topics Include: 

- An overview of how racism, sexism and ableism impact our ability to prepare for, cope with and recover from disasters

- Knowledge about the long-term impact of socioeconomic inequality on global disasters 

- Examples of how disaster researchers and practitioners can help to reduce inequality before, during and after a disaster 

There will also be a special introduction by Dr. Lori Peek, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado - Boulder and member of the Bill Anderson Fund Board of Directors. 

Click on the red button below to register for this exciting webinar today! 

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