In this women-centred webinar, our expert panellists discuss what a facility purposely planned and designed with the needs and experiences of incarcerated women in mind should feel and look like.
Lead Justice Planner at DLR Group and ICPA Board Member,
Architect/Principal, Totalspace Design
Superintendent, Institution A4, Singapore Prison ServiceKailin holds a BA in Psychology (NUS) and a MSc in Criminology (UPenn) and leads a team in managing the only female prison in the Republic of Singapore. At work, she is passionate about empowering officers in changing the lives of female offenders; using data-driven and evidence-informed approaches in rehabilitation, as well as leveraging technology to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness. At home, she is a wife and mother to 4 lovely and lively young children.
Professor Emerita- California State University , Department of Criminology- CSUFresnoBarbara Owen, PhD, is an international expert in the areas of women and imprisonment. Most recently, her work in SE Asia centers on implementation of the Bangkok Rules and other human rights protections for imprisoned women. A Professor Emerita of Criminology at California State University, Fresno, she received her Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Berkeley in 1984. Prior to returning to academia, Dr. Owen was a Senior Researcher with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Her books include In Search of Safety: Confronting inequality in women’s imprisonment (University of California Press, 2017; with James Wells and Joy Pollock) and In the Mix: Struggle and Survival in a Women’s Prison (SUNY Press, 1998). Along with Barbara Bloom and Stephanie Covington, she co-authored the policy initiative, Gender-Responsive Strategies: Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders (National Institute of Corrections, 2003). She also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Thailand Institute of Justice and on the Advisory Council of the Safe Alternatives to Segregation II initiative with the Vera Institute of Justice.
Head of Studio Melbourne, Sector Lead – Secure Spaces, NBRS