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Webinar: "COVID19 and the care economy. What do we see, what do we call for?"

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Sara Cantillon
Cantillon is a Professor of Economics and Gender at the GCU Glasgow School of Business and Society and Director of the WiSE Centre for Economic Justice. Previously, she was Head of School of Social Justice and Director of the Equality Studies Centre in University College Dublin. She has extensive research and policy experience, both nationally and internationally having worked as an Economic Advisor to the Department of the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), in the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). Her main areas of research are equality, poverty, care, gender and intrahousehold distribution.
Ulla Björnberg
Björnberg is a Professor emeritus at the department of sociology and work science, Gothenburg University. Her research areas are on family, in relation to policy/welfare & work, gender, intergenerational relationships and asylum-seeking children & families. She has also been engaged in several cross-national projects on family policy and family life in Europe and the Nordic countries and recently finalised a study on social organisations among immigrant women. In this webinar she will present the the GADIP study: "The Gendered effects of Covid-19 and Challenges Facing the Women-dominated Health Workforce". Björnberg will be supported by Malva Staaf, Master's student in Gender Studies at the University of Gothenburg, feminist activist and a member of GADIP.
Elisabeth Klatzer
Klatzer has more than 20 years of experience working in research, advocacy and consultancy in the field of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB), Public Finance Management as well as gender and economic policy. She is one of the authors of the study initiated by the Greens in the European Parliament: “#nextGenerationEU Leaves Women Behind; Gender Impact Assessment of the European Commission Proposals for the EU Recovery Plan". She is also part of the group Femme Fiscale who initiated a feminist stimulus package in Austria as proposal to respond to COVID19.