ORWH COVID-19 Webinar Will Cover Intersectionality and Structural Inequality During Public Health Crises
June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On June 24, 2021, ORWH will host “Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19,” the second webinar in the “Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women” speaker series.
Speaking are authors of two American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) articles on intersectionality: Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D., M.A., of George Washington University and Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., M.P.H., PA-C, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Dr. Bowleg will discuss her commentary piece in AJPH titled “We’re Not All in This Together: On COVID-19, Intersectionality, and Structural Inequality.”
- Dr. Poteat will speak about her AJPH article titled “Navigating the Storm: How to Apply Intersectionality to Public Health in Times of Crisis.”
About the “Diverse Voices” Speaker Series
ORWH’s “Diverse Voices” speaker series disseminates key COVID-19 research findings that are relevant to diverse groups of women and incorporate a multidimensional sex-and-gender focus. The series strives to increase public awareness, understanding, and engagement with COVID-19 research. Each session includes one or more authors of articles relevant to the health of women. Speakers present, in plain language, specific takeaways from their publications for researchers, clinicians, and the public. By amplifying key research on women’s health, the series also seeks to enable diverse women to make informed decisions about their participation in therapeutic and vaccine trials and other research.