Men Allying With Women to Build An Inclusive Workplace Culture
Join us for a fascinating session to explore why it’s important for men to partner with women to create a more gender inclusive workplace culture. During the session Dr Armstrong and Jason Ghaboos will suggest strategies and actions that both individuals and organisations can use, drawn from their cross-sector research. These tools will help you take effective action to promote equality of opportunity for women to reach positions of senior leadership.
This session will explore the Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, gender-balanced research with 7,000 men and women from 27 organisations across sectors. This research facilitates awareness of the difference between men and women’s perceptions and experience of unintentional everyday sexisms in workplace culture that impede quality of opportunity for career progression.
Key take aways:
- How to motivate men to support change to create a more gender inclusive workplace for the benefit of men and women
- How to build a useful network of gender allies
- Table discussions to debate tools that can help create sustainable change
In the spirit of men and women working together and to make the most of this interactive event, we encourage you to bring a male guest. All guests should register themselves online using via the guest booking page. Contact email@example.com for any queries.
6.30pm Speakers - Dr Jill Armstrong and Jason Ghaboos
Dr Jill Armstrong is a Bye-Fellow of Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. She leads the ‘Collaborating with Men’ research project that aims to motivate men and women to work together to change workplace culture to be more inclusive.
Jill is also the author of a recently published book - Like Mother, Like Daughter?: How career women influence their daughters’ ambition. Previously she led two successful commercial market research companies in which she sought to build an inclusive culture.
Jason Ghaboos is a Deputy Director in the Home Office overseeing an Operational Unit within UK Visas and Immigration.
Jason is driven to promote equality and inclusion and improve the working environment for all staff, with a key focus on gender equality as the first male co-chair of the Home Office’s Gender Equality Network. In 2018 Jason was Highly Commended for the Civil Service Diversity & Inclusion Championing Gender Equality Award.
His participation in Murray Edwards College ‘Collaborating with Men’ research has resulted in actions to promote more inclusive meetings. Jason is currently seconded to the ‘Collaborating with Men’ research project and is a Bye Fellow of Murray Edwards College.
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