Frustrated with the lack of progress towards gender equality in the economy, proponents of diversity are building the "business case" for action. But, Professor Sarah Kaplan argues in this TEDx talk, this may do more harm than good.
If gender equality promises benefits to everyone, why aren’t we embracing it? Catherine Mayer tackles this question in “Attack of the Fifty Foot Women.” | April 2017
Aaron Dhir presented the findings of his latest book: Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: Corporate Law, Governance, and Diversity | May 3, 2017
A panel discussion commemorating Equal Pay Day discussed the gender wage gap, child care, parental leave (maternity and paternity), education/skills development, and business norms and practices.
More than 50 trailblazing women offer surprising insights & lessons in this in-the-trenches career guide. | March 2017
“Meritocracy: From Myth to Reality” explores and suggests a tension that exists in corporate and investment communities: we believe that we operate in a meritocracy, but the evidence increasingly suggests that we do not. Sonya Kunkel, Chief Diversity Officer & VP, Talent Strategies, BMO Financial Group spoke with Sarah Kaplan about this.
Krawcheck offers a new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism. | Jan 2017
We screened the film "Equity" – about a female investment banker – and then held a Q&A with Carrie Blair, Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, Sun Life Financial and Investor in the film
We convened scholars to discuss the latest findings on gender & the economy, including keynote from Professor Julie Nelson, Univ. of Massachusetts, on "'Essential Natures'?: The Invention of Risk-Averse Women and Bottom-Line Companies," an idea blitz of work in progress & a scholarly debate on quotas.
Eve Ellis of Morgan Stanley and Angela Sun of Bloomberg L.P. discussed why gender is “material” to investors.