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Why should you join the course?

Reasons to join

Welcome to the course!

Taking part in the course

We have designed this course to be interesting, relevant, self-reflective, and awareness-creating. Each week will take no more than around four hours of your time. Your time is valuable and we want you to enjoy and grow from this experience. To ensure this, we have mixed it up with interviews, expert opinions, fascinating research, and articles. Every week, we encourage you to share with your co-learners on the discussion group – our hope is that this will be a rich source of conversation and networking for you. At the end of each week we offer a form of learning reflection, a quiz, a poll, or another way for you to embed the new insights gained during the week. Don’t skip this step.

No gender and mobility experience necessary

You do not need to have experience in the specific field of gender and mobility to get the most out of this course. No matter what work you do, you will gain invaluable insights into the struggles that women face and the world-wide initiatives taking place right now to address these inequities. Transport, although it might not seem so at first glance, affects our ability to engage socially and politically, to make a sustainable living, to obtain education and health-care, and to live a meaningful present life and build a future. Once you see this, you’ll see how gender and mobility interweaves with whatever work you do – and how you can work to change the lives of women for the better. While taking this learning journey, we offer you regular opportunities to reflect on your personal travel experience – wherever in the world you live, and whatever gender you identify as. We also welcome your contact with us as course coordinators and developers.

Why take this course?

This four-week course will provide you with a thorough introduction to this important topic – the space in which transport planning meets gender inequity. This is an exciting space that can have a direct impact on sustainable, inclusive development and the well-being of women and society around the world. When you have completed this course, you will never see mobility and transport in the same way again.

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