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 Roundtable 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.
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 gave practical tips for what any of us can do to be an ally and lend our privilege to marginalized groups at work.