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Webinar: Women in Response Force Roles: International Perspectives

WINS 05 Nov 2020

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WINS held a webinar on Webinar on Women in Response Force Roles: International Perspectives on 4 November 2020. The objective of this webinar was to discuss the importance of a diverse and inclusive sector for women in response to nuclear security incidents and events; the importance of the role of women in response; and barriers to entry, opportunities, lessons learned and the way forward. The webinar focused on both national and institutional perspectives as well as different roles within response. The event was facilitated by Rhonda Evans, Lead for the WINS Gender Champions Programme. Our special guests for the webinar were:

  • Mr Tomás Bieda is a nuclear security expert from Argentina.
  • Ms Asha Menon heads the Modernization Unit under the Corporate Division and is responsible to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.
  • Dr Stacy Mui is a nuclear security expert from the United States.
  • Ms Comfort Offornedu is the Assistant Superintendent of Corps I (ASC I) and the Head, Radiological and Nuclear Unit in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Department, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), National Headquarters, Abuja.
  • Ms Kate Paul has been a Nuclear Response Team Officer for Bruce Power in Ontario, Canada for over 10 years.

Further information on the webinar can be found here

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