Summer Covid Safety Seminar with Jessica Malaty Rivera

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With new (and often conflicting) information coming out daily about Covid-19, it’s hard to know how to navigate safely, especially with kids. Are camps safe? What about playdates? And the big question… what will school be like?  To answer these questions and more, we’ve enlisted Infectious Disease Expert Jessica Malaty Rivera to help set us straight and keep us safe.

Part of The Mother Company’s expert series on Parenting in a Pandemic.

As a senior health and science communication strategist, Jessica has dedicated the last 15 years to high level medical research, global health policy, and access advocacy. Jessica is a microbiologist and specializes in translating complex scientific concepts and clinical data into clear and impactful messages.
With a diverse background in non-profit, academia, and biotech companies, Jessica has conducted robust research and program development in the United States and abroad. Her work has taken her to over 50 countries.  Jessica has particular expertise in emerging infectious diseases, vaccines, and epidemiology. Jessica has experience in science writing and editing, digital engagement, brand marketing, grassroots campaigns, crisis communications, regulatory milestones, and project management.  Jessica is passionate about gender diversity in the STEM industries and committed to promoting equity and fair representation in and through her work.

These are some incredibly challenging times and we want to be there for parents and teachers as we navigate these waters together.  Your donation (of any amount) helps support this work.


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