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Thu, 10 Mar



IWD - Women in Global Drowning Prevention Webinar

Join us in celebrating the amazing contribution of women in global drowning prevention for International Women's Day.

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IWD - Women in Global Drowning Prevention Webinar
IWD - Women in Global Drowning Prevention Webinar

Time & Location

10 Mar 2022, 6:00 pm AEDT


About the event

The Women in Drowning Prevention Webinar features key leaders from drowning prevention across the world, from emergency services, lifesaving, programs, research and advocacy.

Join us to hear from leaders in different areas of drowning prevention:

- learn about leadership challenges and opportunities

- explore the context of #breakthebias and what it might mean for our field

- discuss how can we collectively challenge or change the bias

Speakers include:

  • Dawn Whittaker, Chief      Executive of East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, and National Fire Chief      Officer lead for water safety and drowning prevention in the UK
  • Claire Ann V Alfonso,      President, Norges Livredningsselskap (Norwegian Life Saving Society)
  • Catherine Greaves, Chief      Executive Officer, Life Saving Victoria, Australia
  • Dr Jagnoor Jagnoor,      Injury Program Lead, The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
  • Dr Chanel Phillips,      (Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi), University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Dr Rebecca Sindall,      Evidence Manager, RNLI, UK
  • Dr Colleen Saunders,      University of Cape Town, Life Saving South Africa


Stacey Pidgeon, Royal Life Saving Society - Australia

Thursday 10th March 2022

8pm NZ / 6pm AEDT / 9am SAST / 7am GMT

#breakthebias   #IWD2022   #drowningprevention

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