Canadian Bar Association – Public Sector Lawyers Meeting Topic: Gender Equality in the Workplace Speakers: Dr. Maureen Fitzgerald, Gender Diversity Advisor, Former Lawyer and Author Anne Nickerson, Director of the City of Vancouver's Equal Employment Opportunity Program Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Pacific Time) Locations: Vancouver: Community Legal Assistance Association at Suite
Did someone say that women suffer no discrimination?? Here is a great article from Fortune dispelling this myth. Here is a quote: "The bank revealed that it pays female employees in the U.K. an average of 56% less than their male colleagues, a disparity that widens to 72% when year-end bonuses are factored in. A significant factor:
Must read. I just saw the new report on gender equality published by PwC. Its called Time to Talk: What Has to Change for Women at Work. It suggests three actions: Transparency around pay and promotion; Strategic support for women including sponsoring women; and a new model for work-life balance that includes parenting time, re-entry programs
The Government of Canada under Justin Trudeau has done something amazing for women and our whole society. The report is well worth the read. It says: The knowledge-based economy demands a skilled, adaptable and diversified workforce to support Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity. All Canadians should have the opportunity to make choices about their education based on their
Here is an excerpt from Reese Witherspoon's talk of the year. "I think we are in a culture crisis in every field. In every industry, women are underrepresented and underpaid in leadership positions. Under 5 percent of CEOs of fortune 500 companies are women. Only 19 percent of Congress is women. No wonder we don't have the
BRAG ALERT! I gave a talk at the University Women's Club last week. It was a preview of my TEDx talk (that I am giving on Nov 12). I have been getting some flack recently since gender equality is still a bit of a HOT topic. So I was glad to get this positive feedback.