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Coexisting with COVID-19: The New Essential Employee
WhenThursday, Jun 4, 2020, 6:30 – 7 p.m.
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Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsGraduate School’s Office of Public Lectures, in partnership with faculty from Population Health, the Communication Leadership program within the Department of Communication
Description

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be more than just a threat to our health: it’s become a disruption of our way of life, affecting everything from supply chains, to the way we love, to what is considered essential work, how are we to think about and live amidst this “new normal”?

To answer this, the Graduate School’s Office of Public Lectures, in partnership with faculty from Population Health, the Communication Leadership program within the Department of Communication, and many others, will host a weekly panel titled “Coexisting with COVID-19.”

Join moderator Hanson Hosein Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for 30-minute livestream talks featuring 2-3 faculty from across the UW. The series is presented free of charge; advance registration required.

June 4: The New, ESSENTIAL Employee
This week, we’ll salute our graduating classes! In honor of their hard work and achievement,
we’ll spend some time talking about the new ‘essential’ employee, the gig economy, and
consider what future career trends they can look forward to.


  • Kevin Mihata is the Associate Dean for Educational Programs, Kevin works to coordinate undergraduate education across all four divisions of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is also the founding director of UW’s Center for 21st Century Liberal Learning.
  • Anita Ramasastry is the Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law and the Director of the Sustainable International Development graduate Program at the University of Washington School of Law. She is a pioneering scholar and expert in the field of business and human rights, focusing on ensuring that corporations respect the humans rights of workers and vulnerable populations globally. Ramasastry currently is an expert appointed by the UN Human Rights Council to UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, where she serves as Vice-Chair.

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