RAND Expert to Testify on Gender and Race Discrimination in FEMA Workforce


Carra Sims, senior behavioral and social scientist at the RAND Corporation, will testify before a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery hearing on “Harassment and Discrimination on the Basis of Gender and Race/Ethnicity in the Federal Emergency Management Agency Workforce.”


Sims will discuss the findings of a 2020 RAND report which investigated the prevalence and characteristics of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racial/ethnic harassment and discrimination at FEMA.


10:00 a.m. ET, Thursday, January 20, 2022


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