In North Asia and likely around the world, the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women professionally and personally. North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence hosted a online event, 'Women and the pandemic'. Our guest speakers explored the factors behind the impacts and their implications, with a focus on Japan and New Zealand.
Please see below for links to the speakers' videos on North Asia CAPE's YouTube page.
Professor Jenny Dixon, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Auckland
Catherine O'Connell, Founder Catherine O'Connell Law and Vice Chair of the Australian & New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan;
Jennifer Curtin, Professor of Politics and Director of the Public Policy Institute at the The University of Auckland.
Misako (Misa) Kitaoka, Education New Zealand's Director of Education for Japan.