Conversation with Mary Eberts, co-founder of LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) on December 5, 2017 | 5:00-6:00 PM
In honor of International Women's Day, we will hold a panel discussion on Women in STEM with Huda Idrees, Founder and CEO of Dot Health; Andrea Stairs, CEO of eBay Canada; Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering, University of Waterloo; Jessica Yamoah, Founder of Innovate Inclusion. | March 6, 8:00-9:00 am.
Joanne Lipman, Editor in Chief of USA TODAY, joins us on March 28, 2018 | 5:00-6:00 pm to talk about her book "That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know and Women Need to Tell Them About Working Together"
Our colleagues at BEAR (Behavioural Economics at Rotman) have a webinar series. Our own Faculty Research Fellow, Prof. Sonia Kang spoke on "Nudging for Diversity" on November 9, 2017
At the new book launch of Survive and Thrive, Sarah Kaplan gives a short talk on the challenges of achieving gender diversity along with 3 other talks from her Strategy colleagues
This event launched the publication of Rotman Magazine’s special issue on Inequality. We featured four short “TED-style” talks on inequality and what to do about it on October 03, 2017
Anjuan Simmons talked about how to be an ally
We brought together senior leaders from Deloitte, TD, the Ontario government, Manulife and RBC to talk about how to be an ally to LGBTQ employees
Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur “genius” Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success.
Diane Elson, former Chair of the UK Women's Budget Group talks about gender budgeting which seeks to secure social and economic justice through a focus on how budgets impact on gender equality & well-being of women, especially at the intersections of class, ethnicity, age, disability & sexual orientation.
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? Are politicians such as Angela Merkel, Theresa May & Hillary Clinton, the 50-foot women we need to save the day? Catherine Mayer tackles those questions in “Attack of the Fifty Foot Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the World!”
Aaron Dhir presents the findings of his latest book: Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: Corporate Law, Governance, and Diversity
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 who broke corporate glass ceilings offer surprising insights & lessons in this in-the-trenches career guide from a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist at The Wall Street Journal.
“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.
'Own It' is a new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success: one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already have.
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. came from New York to participate in on-stage conversation led by Prof. Sarah Kaplan of Rotman. The conversation focused on why gender is “material” to investors.
Andi Zeisler on “We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl ®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement" and marketplace feminism.
We brought together senior executives from IBM, BMO, TD and Manulife to talk about how to be out and a leader at work.
A panel from US Trust, Barclays and Rotman discusses how investing with a gender lens can create financial and social impact by increasing women’s access to capital, promoting workplace equity, and creating products and services that improve the lives of women and girls.