2017

Presentations

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How is the Gender Unit at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya tackling gender inequality in STEM?

In the last of our interviews with key speakers who presented at SGEC 8th -9th June 2017, Sergi Fàbregues discusses how the Gender Unit at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is tackling gender inequality in STEM.     Sergi Fàbregues is Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Education at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain. He holds … Continued

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How is gender imbalance weakening the higher education system?

Dr Sally Everett discusses unconscious bias when it comes to the concept of a good leader, in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017     Dr Sally Everett is Deputy Dean (Quality and Student Experience) at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU). She … Continued

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What are the key challenges facing female faculty?

      Dr Lynn Singer is Deputy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Psychology at the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), US. She has directed a number of large research programmes, including a 19-year study of high-risk, preterm infants with … Continued

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The University of California Davis’s ADVANCE programme’s efforts to increase the representation of female faculty

  Linda P. B. Katehi talks about the University of California Davis’s ADVANCE programme’s efforts to increase the representation of female faculty, in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017   Linda Katehi is Chancellor Emerita, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Women and Gender Studies … Continued

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The Rochester Institute of Technology’s AdvanceRIT project and how women can counter bias

  Dr Margaret Bailey talks about the Rochester Institute of Technology’s AdvanceRIT project and how women can counter bias in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017   Dr Margaret Bailey is the principal investigator (PI) and director for the NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation project, AdvanceRIT. The goal … Continued

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In the next of our SGEC interviews we hear from Dr Susanne Maria Schmidt about the work Accenture is doing to help businesses close the gender pay gap.

  Dr Schmidt is Managing Director Financial Services and Women Initiative Lead for Austria, Switzerland and Germany at Accenture. Susanne has been with Accenture since 2013, following a position as Senior Vice President at Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie, and as Managing Director of the largest German economic think tank, DIW Berlin. She is also … Continued

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Dr Kathryn Waddington and Deborah Husbands share their views on a need for proactivity in the development of female faculty, in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017

  Kathryn Waddington is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Westminster, UK. Her keynote at the SGEC will cover adopting a psychologically informed and evidence-based approach to institutional and departmental strategies, and actions that support continuous improvement in gender equality.   Deborah Husbands is a Senior Lecturer and Doctoral Researcher in the Psychology … Continued

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Prof. Cobie J. Rudd shares her views on what it will take to end gender inequality in workplaces, academia and STEM, in the first of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017

Professor Cobie J. Rudd is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships) and Vice-President at Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Western Australia, the only Australian university to be named after a woman. Leading gender equity for ECU; here she discusses gender imbalance in workplaces, academia and STEM disciplines, sharing what it will take to put an … Continued

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