Work and Gender Equity

2022 Apr 25

How to move an industry: behind the scenes of The Action to Catalyze Tech Report

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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The ACT Report*, and the new industry entity it will create (the Tech Equity Accountability Mechanism - TEAM), sets out to reverse the widely acknowledged failure of DEI in Tech. The failure is systemic, and requires a systemic solution.... Read more about How to move an industry: behind the scenes of The Action to Catalyze Tech Report

2022 Apr 18

How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World - Upgrading corporate governance in the 21st century

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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Corporations and their boards are under siege. In the wake of the swathe of corporate scandals and missteps, companies are having to broaden their mandate away from simply catering to financial shareholders. Dambisa Moyo explains the three key responsibilities of the board and how in a volatile and complex world corporate governance is changing.... Read more about How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World - Upgrading corporate governance in the 21st century

2022 Apr 04

April 4 Seminar

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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CEO AND CO-FOUNDER, CIEN+ AND CULTURINTEL Lili is an award-winning entrepreneur, recognized cultural intelligence® expert, A.I. tech innovator and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. As an immigrant from Colombia, who came to U.S. at the age of 17 without speaking English, she embodies the American Dream going from corporate executive turned entrepreneur....

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2022 Mar 28

March 28 Seminar

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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Pam Coleman, Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management Pam Coleman served as a member of New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s cabinet as the Director of the State Personnel Office from Jan. 2019 – Jan 2021. In addition, she also served as the Chair of the NM Statewide Complete Count Commission for the 2020 Census. Pam was a member of...

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2022 Mar 21

Equity at Work: Fulfilling Its Promise through Process

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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Equity offers the vision of a workplace where every individual has what they need to meet their full potential. Coqual research takes an in-depth look at the “E” in DE&I and examines key processes that determine professionals’ career outcomes: performance evaluations, promotions, and pay.... Read more about Equity at Work: Fulfilling Its Promise through Process

2022 Mar 07

Changing Systems, Not Minds

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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The human brain is inherently biased, and unconscious bias training has unfortunately proven to be ineffective. Instead of trying to change the human mind, we should instead design systems that remove bias from all employment decisions.... Read more about Changing Systems, Not Minds

2022 Feb 14

Feb. 14 Seminar

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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Edward H. Chang (he/him/his) is an Assistant Professor in the Negotiation, Organizations and Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. His primary research interests include diversity, discrimination, and behavior change. His work has been published in journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Academy of Management Journal, and...

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2022 Feb 07

Gender equality: Why pay equity isn’t enough

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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Attempting to resolve the issue of pay inequality is not enough; we should put our efforts into innovatively reworking the employment system. Tech is giving us this opportunity as the world of work is changing and exposing many inequalities that we can address along the way.... Read more about Gender equality: Why pay equity isn’t enough

2022 Jan 31

How DEI Data & Disclosure Will Impact the Future of Work and Finance

1:30pm to 2:45pm

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In the wake of 2020, there has been increased demand by investors, regulators, and professionals alike for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) public data disclosure. On August 6th, 2021 the SEC approved the NASDAQ’s proposed rules for board diversity and disclosure.... Read more about How DEI Data & Disclosure Will Impact the Future of Work and Finance

Diversity helps nonprofits accomplish more when staff from different backgrounds can connect

Diversity helps nonprofits accomplish more when staff from different backgrounds can connect

December 7, 2021

Using metrics pioneered by Harvard Business Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Brad Fulton finds that increasing staff diversity does not automatically make a nonprofit more effective. But such organizations can benefit from that change if they can help their employees learn how to acknowledge and talk about their social differences. 

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Battered by crises, working women in developing countries demand inclusion

Battered by crises, working women in developing countries demand inclusion

November 26, 2021

The informal sector was historically a Western concept referring to low-income activities among unskilled migrants and colonized natives. In today's globalized world, the term encompasses the vast majority of the working population at the base of the economic pyramid, according to Martha Chen, co-founder of the global network Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) and a lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School.

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