On November 12, 2019, GATE was excited to once again convene research scholars to discuss the latest findings on gender and the economy. The event included a keynote address from Miguel M. Unzueta, Senior Associate Dean of MBA Programs and Professor of Management and Organizations at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, on “Defining Diversity: How Contemporary Diversity Rhetoric Might Be Undermining Equity”.

WATCH A CLIP OF MIGUEL M. UNZUETA’S KEYNOTE BELOW.

 

THE ROUNDTABLE ALSO INCLUDED AN IDEA BLITZ FEATURING THE FOLLOWING RESEARCH TOPICS:

  • ‘Like a Nervous Condition’: How Syrian Refugee Mothers Experience Parental Strain in Early Retirement
  • Closing the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurial Business Performance: How Institutional Affiliations Benefit Women Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries
  • Gender and Financial Management in Families
  • A Care Manifesto: (Part)-Time for All


During the roundtable, GATE also hosted an Oxford debate examining the following proposition: Anti-sexual-harassment training programs are useful and effective tools for reducing sexual harassment at work. The debate was moderated by GATE faculty research fellow, Sonia K. Kang, and featured leading scholars, including; Ivona Hideg (Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfred Laurier University), Rachel Ruttan (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto), Laura Derksen (University of Toronto, Mississauga), and Heidi Matthews (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University).

WATCH HERE AS WE UPDATE THIS PAGE WITH A DETAILED SUMMARY OF OUR RESEARCH-INFORMED PERSPECTIVES ON THE DEBATE OVER ANTI-SEXUAL-HARASSMENT TRAINING.

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