From drug trials to PPE to automotive design, the omission of women from research, development and design has had a significant impact on women’s safety and health. Clinical drug trials are routinely performed on men, and the personal protective gear used across frontline industries are designed for male physiques. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, February 16 at 1:00 p.m. ET as Washington Post anchor Libby Casey speaks with Sara Jahnke, PhD, director and senior scientist at the Center for Fire, Rescue & EMS Health Research, Rowena Johnston, PhD, vice president and director of research at amfAR, and Catherine Sanz, executive director of Women in Federal Law Enforcement, about gender equity in two areas with consequences for women.
- Wednesday, February 16 at 1:00 PM EST