[Webinar] Preparing for an Automated Future: Key Considerations for Attracting and Strengthening the Talent of Women at Work

Location: Online

Time: 8/22/19, 9:30am - 10:30am

In the context of our rapidly changing world of work and the pace of innovation, the WE  EMPOWER—G7 Programme of UN Women, the European Union and the ILO will host a webinar to explore the policies, practices and concrete steps being taken to make innovation inclusive in the US and the European Union. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) based in Washington, DC will share a new publication, Women, Automation and the Future of Work, posit anticipated key workforce changes and propose considerations for employers as our world expands artificial intelligence, blockchain and other new technologies.  The webinar will share measures being taken by the US and the European Union to attract, recruit and retain female talent and prepare women for long-term careers in STEM. The webinar will explore future trends and help employers anticipate decisions that need attention in order to invest financial and human resources most strategically in the 21st century.




Diana Rusu, Innovation and Knowledge Management for Women’s Economic Empowerment Specialist


Ariane Hegewisch, Program Director Employment & Earnings, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Sasha Bezuhanova, Founder and Chairperson, MOVE.BG & Governing Board Member, EIT – European Institute of Innovation and Technology and Board Chair of Bulgarian Center of Women in Technologies

Nicole Isaac, Senior Director, North America Policy, LinkedIn



The webinar is organized by WE EMPOWER Programme Team. 

Promoting Economic Empowerment of Women at Work through Responsible Business Conduct in G7 Countries (WE EMPOWER Programme) is a programme funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UN Women and the International Labour Organization (ILO). Over the next two years, the WE EMPOWER Programme will convene stakeholders dialogues in the EU, Canada, Japan and the US to exchange knowledge, experiences, good practices and lessons learned in the context of the changing world of work. 

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