Jamil Jivani, the founder of the Citizen Empowerment Project, joined us to discuss his latest book: "Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity." | April 9
Joanne Lipman, Editor in Chief of USA TODAY, joined us on March 28 to talk about her book "That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know and Women Need to Tell Them About Working Together."
In honor of International Women's Day, we held a panel discussion on Women in STEM with Huda Idrees, Founder and CEO of Dot Health; Andrea Stairs, CEO of eBay Canada; Marisa Sterling, Assistant Dean, Inclusivity and Diversity at the Lassonde School of Engineering; Jessica Yamoah, Founder of Innovate Inclusion.
In our first Industry Partner Workshop, our researchers and partners engaged on the gender wage gap, the state-of-the-art on the business case for diversity, the unintended consequences of diversity statements and more.
In light of the #Metoo moment, we welcomed Catherine Porter, The New York Times’ Canada bureau chief to moderate a conversation with Jodi Kantor and Emily Steel, the investigative journalists who broke the Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly stories, and Jessica Bennett, the NYT’s gender editor.
View this 1-hour webcast of Sarah Kaplan's presentation on meritocracy and the ways it can produce biased outcomes. It was given as part of the medical school's City-Wide Grand Rounds.
Conversation with Mary Eberts, co-founder of LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) on the social and economic costs of gender-based violence and what can be done about it.
We hosted our 2nd Annual Research Round Table for academic researchers. This year, the discussion featured a keynote from Professor Laura Morgan Roberts, idea blitzes from U of T researchers, and a debate on the pros and cons of diversity training.
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."
At the new book launch of "Survive and Thrive," Sarah Kaplan gave a short talk on her chapter on the challenges of achieving gender diversity and how to address them.