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
Arlan Hamilton “It’s About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage”
Sarah Kaplan chats with Arlan Hamilton, author and Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of colour, women, and/or LGBT. This will be an empowering conversation about finding your voice and working your way into any room that you won't want to miss! | March 24, 2021
Livestream: In conversation with Sonia Kang, Heather McGhee, an expert in economic and social policy, offers an exploration about the self-destructive bargain of white supremacy and its rising cost to all of us. | April 7, 2021
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.