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Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE)

Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE)

Allyship is Leadership

LGBTQ workers often struggle with coming out and feeling safe in the workplace. For many people, the decision to come out is contingent on whether they perceive the environment to be inclusive. This is where allies can step in by taking a stand and creating a culture of safety.

Upcoming event

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Conversation with Mary Eberts, co-founder of LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) on December 5, 2017 | 5:00-6:00 PM

GATE in the News

New family care policies provide more flexibility, but for whom?

Sarah Kaplan comments on new family care policies in an op-ed in the Toronto Star -- pointing out that it might not help, and might even hurt, especially women's careers.

Black on Bay Street: Hadiya Roderique’s three ways to retain diverse talent

In this Globe and Mail video, GATE-funded researcher Hadiya Roderique offers three steps organizations can take to support women and racialized minorities in organizations

Resume whitening

Faculty Research Fellow Sonia Kang talks about her research on resumé whitening and the unintended consequences of diversity statements on CBC's Metro Morning

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