Bumble APAC Organises Webinar on Protecting Women Online

Bumble APAC is organising a virtual brunch discussion on the topic ‘How to protect women on the Internet, not from it’. Joining the discussion are academics, activists, and representatives of the dating app.

Taking place on March 17th 2023, experts from India, Singapore and Australia will be discussing protections for women online, including issues of victim blaming, underlying behaviours, and policymaking.

The confirmed speakers at the webinar are:

  • Dr. Ranjana Kumari, Director, Centre for Social Research (CSR), India
  • Karen Bentley, CEO, WESNET, Australia (WESNET is Australia’s Women’s Services Network)
  • Shailey Hingorani, Senior Advisor for Advocacy, Research, and Communications at AWARE, Singapore (AWARE is a women’s rights organisation)
  • Dr. Asher Flynn, Dr Asher Flynn, Associate Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia
  • Dr. Gulizar Haciyakupoglu, Research Fellow at the Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • Avanti Durani, Assistant Director, Artha Global, India (Artha Global is a policy consultancy)
  • Mahima Kaul, Head of Public Policy, APAC, Bumble

Brunch with Bumble is an on-going series of discussions looking at policy making and gender-related issues.

The webinar will take place on March 17th at 9:30am IST / 12pm SGT / 3pm AEDT with tickets available for free here.

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