Video lectures and seminars

Road Safety, Inclusion, Equity, Gender and Sustainability: Exploring Links

This webinar explores the linkages that cities are making between road safety and other public policy areas including inclusion, equity, gender and sustainability. The event is part of the Safer City Streets initiative and aims to address questions including: How can all stakeholders work together? Are there tangible actions that build on synergies between road safety and other public policies? How are policy goals related?

Date: 24. 11. 2021

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What does Mobility for all mean?

It is a well-known fact that mobility is more than getting people from point A to point B. But a number of questions is bound to arise: how can personal mobility be achieved that is affordable, environmentally friendly, and safe – and addresses the needs of all people? And what does gender have to do with that? These questions were very well answered in the new video of the Technical University of Vienna on YouTube.

Date: 15.01.2021

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The driver for boosting Gender Smart Mobility in Europe: TInnGO webinar

The webinar is addressed to policymakers, who are specialized in transport planning with focus on gender and diversity issues. The webinar presents the European Observatory for Gender Smart Mobility built by the TInnGO project responsible for doing reaserch and publishing reports, academic articles, news and data. The main objective of the webinar is to explain the conceptual approach underlying the TInnGO project, based on the central concept of gender smart mobility.

Speakers: Andrée Woodcock 

Date: 24.02.2021

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WomenMobilizeWomen: Celebrating International Women’s Day with TUMI TV

In this episode of TUMI TV, we celebrate International Women’s Day with you. In times of the COVID-19 crisis, women have been standing at the front lines, keeping our world moving. As TUMI and WomenMobilizeWomen, we particularly observe and realize these disparities when it comes to mobility. We want to highlight the importance of women in leadership, especially in the transport sector which has proven to be so essential for populations around the world, in times of crisis and beyond.

Speakers: Larissa Zeichardt, Dr. Sigrid Evelyn Nikutta, Elsa Marie D’Silva, Laura Ballesteros.

Date: 08.03.2021

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Transforming Transportation 2021: Reimagining Safe and Resilient Mobility For Recovery // Build Back Better

In the second part of this three part webinar series hosted by the world Bank and the WRI, sustainability leaders from all over the world discuss how mobility can be reinvented and built back better after the pandemic. This particular part focusses on women’s needs in transport. Let’s make women count!

Date and time: 04 February2021

Speakers: Anitha Bhatia, Assistant Secretary-General for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships, and Deputy Executive Director, UN Women; Sinem Dedetaş, General Manager, City Lines Istanbul, Turkey; Sonal Shah, Founder, The Urban Catalysts, India; Heather Allen, Independent Gender and Transport Consultant; Nato Kurshitashvili, Gender Specialist, Transport Global Practice, World Bank; Franz Drees-Gross, Regional Infrastructure Director, World Bank.

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Women and mobility: Should transport be different?

This webinar in the Shaping Mobility Webinar series by PTV Group focused on identifying the need for gender-sensible mobility planning, as well as discussing approaches to inclusive mobility and its surprising effects on employment, development, and safety of communities worldwide.

Date and time: 03 December 2020, 14:00 – 15:00 CET

Speakers: Angie Palacios, Dr. Leslie Kern, Sonal Shah, Prof. Nuno Marques da Costa

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Urban Mobility Days 2020: Gender perspectives in urban transport

In this parallel session during the Urban Mobility Days 2020, Gender perspectives in urban transport were discussed. Top experts present effective gender mainstreaming methods for transport planning as well as gender-sensitive smart mobility solutions.

Date and time: 30 September 2020, 14:00 – 15:00 CEST

Speakers: Heather Allen, Marianne Weinreich, Fotis Liotopoulos

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TRB Webinar: How Women Fare in the Transit Industry

In the webinar hosted by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, solutions to including more women in the transit industry are discussed. The speakers focus on strategies to support women in transit and share best practices from transit agencies.

Date and time: 2 September 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 Eastern
Speakers: Dr Allison Alexander, Dr Jessica Jenkins, Chelsea Jackson

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Coronavirus Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience
#18 Gender Inclusive Cities

The Global Resilient Cities Network, together with World Bank, hosted this webinar discussing the topic of Gender Inclusive Cities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 10 July 2020

Speakers: Daniela Guarieiro, Dr. Kealoha Fox, Keani Rawlins-Fernandez

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Transport Planning and Applying the Gender Lens

In this Webinar Series by the MIT, Marina Moscoso from Despacio speaks on how transport planning is designed without the lens of intersectionality and how that effects certain groups over others.

Date and time: 26 June 2020

Speakers: Marina Moscoso

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Smart City Training Series: How to Ensure Gender Inclusion for Smart City Services

The webinar by the UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development focuses on how to develop gender-inclusive smart city services. The speakers discuss on which aspects need to be taken into consideration to bridge the growing gender digital divide, particularly with regards to sustainable and inclusive urban planning and transport planning.

Date and time: 6 August 2020, 12:30 PM CET
Speakers: Natalie R. Gill, Verena Flues, Elba Fuster Figuerola

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Webinar by INTALInC: Gender issues

In the webinar series hosted by INTALInc, the speakers focus on Researching Transport Inequalities in Global South Cities. In part 5 of the series, gender issues in transport are being discussed. After an introduction to the topic of women, development and transport, two case studies from Barrio San Eugenio, Santiago, and Dhaka City are being presented.

Date and time: 16 July 2020, 2:00 PM BST

Speakers: Dr. Tanu Priya Uteng, Dr. Beatriz Mella Lira, Dr. Sharmin Nasrin

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Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety: Live Session on Gender and Mobility

Women are more reliant on public transport, more likely to walk further, less likely to have access to drive the family car and often experience harassment on public transport systems. This has an impact on our societies, economies, and families. What can be done to address it?

Date and time: 10 June 2020, 15:00 CEST

Speakers: Marie-Axelle Granié, Naomi Mwaura, Wouter Stes

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TUMI TV on COVID and transport – Part 8: Focus on Gender

On 26 May 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, TUMI TV was aired. Speakers from all over the world shared their views on impacts of COVID-19 on transport and recommendations for a green recovery. Part 8 of the program focused on the topic of gender and transport in the face of the pandemic.

Gender Panel with Naomi Mwaura, Sonal Shah and Angie Palacios

Interviews with Sheila Watson and Andrea Maria Navarrete

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64th CCT on Sustainable Transportation and the Question of Gender

The intersectional discussion by Cairo Climate Talks focuses on sustainable transportation and the question of gender. Various social considerations are essential to ensure the successful holistic approach to sustainable transportation, one of them being the considerations of gender related issues. Studies show that although the role women in society is rapidly changing, transportation policies around the world are slow to catch up. Women are generally more frequent users of public transportation.

Date: 12 November 2019

Speakers: Dr. Ahmed ElDorghamy, Ms. Sohair Mourad, Dr. Hany Abo El Wafa, Ms. Nouran Salah

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Global Urban Lectures: Gender perspectives in urban planning

This episode of the Global Urban Lectures by UNI (UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide) focuses on gender perspectives in urban planning. Amongst other aspects, this also includes women’s demands regarding accessibility and mobility.

Date: 4 October 2016

Lecturer: Ana Falú

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Global Urban Lectures: The Mobility of Care

In this episode of the Global Urban Lectures by UNI (UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide) the concept of mobility of care is introduced and gender-aware concepts in transportation planning is being presented. The aim is to help understand travel patterns of women and men, by taking into account the travel implications of daily tasks performed by individuals with care responsibilities.

Date: 2 October 2018

Lecturer: Ines Sanchez de Madariaga

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Webinar Series Gender & Transport by Mujeres en Movimiento

The webinar series (in Spanish language) discusses a broad field of topics related to gender and mobility, with a focus on the Latin American region.

1 – Gender and Transport in Latin America – an introduction
2 – Mobility patterns from a gender perspective
3 – Women and urban cycling
4 – Mobility planning from a gender perspective
5 – Security audits – examples and scope
6 – Participation of women in the sector – overcoming barriers
7 – Combatting sexual harassment in public transport
8 – Mobility of care in times of COVID-19

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