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Conversations with scientists, researchers and subject matter experts about specific areas of interest in the energy storage sector and to share the knowledge with our collaborators. Let's Talk is hosted by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Underwriters Laboratories. In episode 1, Sonya Bird, Director of International Standards for Underwriters Laboratories and US representative to the IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB), sits down with us to talk about her journey from a US-based standards project manager to a global influencer of standards, and she shares advice for individuals who are beginning their involvement in standards development. She shares insights on the value of standards and standardization, and addresses the need for research to support standards. Sonya also talks about the importance of diversity in standards, and in particular the opportunities for standards developers to consider gender-responsive standards.

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Conversations with scientists, researchers and subject matter experts about specific areas of interest in the energy storage sector and to share the knowledge with our collaborators. Let's Talk is hosted by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Underwriters Laboratories. In episode 1, Sonya Bird, Director of International Standards for Underwriters Laboratories and US representative to the IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB), sits down with us to talk about her journey from a US-based standards project manager to a global influencer of standards, and she shares advice for individuals who are beginning their involvement in standards development. She shares insights on the value of standards and standardization, and addresses the need for research to support standards. Sonya also talks about the importance of diversity in standards, and in particular the opportunities for standards developers to consider gender-responsive standards.

    Let’s Talk! Advancing global safety through standards

    Let’s Talk! Advancing global safety through standards

    'Let’s Talk!' is a podcast series by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) of Underwriters Laboratories.

    ‘Let’s Talk’ podcasts aim to hear the views and learn from scientists, researchers and subject matter experts about specific areas of interest in the energy storage sector and to share the knowledge with our collaborators. 

    In this episode, Ms. Sonya Bird, Director of International Standards for Underwriters Laboratories and US representative to the IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB), sits down with us to talk about her journey from a US-based standards project manager to a global influencer of standards, and she shares advice for individuals who are beginning their involvement in standards development.  She shares insights on the value of standards and standardization, and addresses the need for research to support standards.  Sonya also talks about the importance of diversity in standards, and in particular the opportunities for standards developers to consider gender-responsive standards.  

    • 17 min

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