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Jun 29, 2021

Futuristic cities have always captured the imagination, and as more and more cutting-edge technologies are adopted in smart cities around the globe, we’re seeing a direct link to improved quality of life. But how much does gender equality in the workplace have to catch up to match the advancements of tech? Kasia Hanson, Intel Global Director, Smart Video & Public Safety Chair Security Industry Association Women in Security Forum, weighs in on the technological advancements in global cities and how gender equality cannot be overlooked in this process. Today’s discussion covers the many ways smart cities are implementing new technologies to solve problems across many sectors such as transportation and public safety, the kinds of cybersecurity risks cities and their constituents face, how small and large cities adapt differently, how thought leaders are helping smart cities envision their futures, the importance of gender equality in the workplace, why boosting women’s visibility in the security industry is key, and how men can be great workplace allies through mentorship and support.

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