Webinar #4: Federal Policy Responding to Women in Tech in Crisis

In our fourth installment of this webinar series, CEO and President Brenda Darden Wilkerson discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on women in tech with three policy workers: Grant Dubler, Legislative Director for U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen; Della Cronin, Principal, Bose Public Affairs Group; and Katherine Eyster, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Policy Initiatives, National Partnership for Women & Families. The conversation explores ways the public and private sectors can collaborate and support those being most impacted by during these challenging times.

Watch the full recording below. Learn more about our past and upcoming webinars for this series, and scroll down to see our list of resources to help you connect, learn, and find support during these difficult times.

Resource Link Participant
Jacky Rosen feature Jessie Arora
New Emergency Legislation Provides Paid Sick Days and Paid Leave for Child Care for Millions Katherine Eyster via Stephanie Rodriguez
Disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 as outlined but the Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership at Haas Business School at UC Berkeley Jill Finlayson
How To Prevent The Pandemic From Taking A Greater Toll On Women Entrepreneurs Jill Finlayson
Quarantine impacts on domestic violence

Jill Finlayson
Women in cloud is supporting tech entrepreneurs to have access to $1b in opportunities and working together to help rebuild policy recommendations Chai D
Countries with the best Coronavirus Responses Jill Finlayson
7 Leadership Lessons Men Can Learn from Women Jill Finlayson
Learn Coding Skills for 21st Century with

12 week coding program

12-16 week program, AWS, Python, Javascript, and more Natasha Green
U.S. Census Mitali Chakraborty
CITRIS Policy Lab – working on informing tech policy and making policy more equitable Jill Finlayson
@CASEatDuke launched #COVID19CapitalRelief, a searchable database for global, national and regional capital sources for for-profit and nonprofit entrepreneurs at risk due to #COVID19. Jill Finlayson
University of California Riverside list of resources Jill Finlayson
Resources for Sacramento entrepreneurs amid Covid-19 Impacts Jill Finlayson
Small Business Relief Fund is part of the Small Business Relief Initiative, a program supported by GoFundMe, Yelp, and Intuit QuickBooks. Jill Finlayson
Facebook resources and loans

Jill Finlayson
University of California related startups I&E COVID-19 Website Jill Finlayson
Global champion of equitable policy Jill Finlayson PoliTECHing newsletter Stephanie Rodriguez
Continue the conversation Liza Layne leadership webinars Liza Layne
Resources addressing domestic violence during this time
Katherine Eyster via Faith Savaiano
If you have a tech background and want to volunteer some time to help local and state governments fix and build tech solutions addressing the pandemic you can sign up to volunteer. Mitali Chakraborty
Call to action link Katherine Eyster