Research

The information below will help you keep abreast of all the latest research from around the world on diversity and inclusion. You can use the filters above to find something that you are specifically looking for either via year published, or by keyword.

  • Equality target reached for women on public boards | The Wimmera Mail-Times

    28 March 2017

    Equality target reached for women on public boards Benjamin Preiss state political reporter 27 Mar 2017, 4:48 p.m. Women now hold half the paid places on public boards, fulfilling a state government target to lift female representation in boardrooms. Women now hold almost half the paid places on public boards, fulfilling a state government pledge to lift female representation in boardrooms.

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  • Helping girls beat the less than one in a million odds of becoming a female maths professor – Sarah Hart, Professor of Mathematics at Birkbeck, University of London

    28 March 2017

    Sarah Hart is Professor of Mathematics and Head of the Department of Economics, Maths and Statistics at Birkbeck , University of London. She studied at the University of Oxford, the University of Manchester and UMIST. Sarah is organising a Women in Maths event supported by the London Mathematical Society and the global investment management firm Winton , aiming to encourage more girls and women to keep studying mathematics.

    Professor Sarah Hart

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  • Unconscious bias hinders diversity recruitment

    28 February 2017

    Unconscious bias hinders diversity recruitment Training has proved inadequate at removing innate prejudices Read next by: Alicia Clegg Even computer programs designed to eliminate human subjectivity sometimes fail. Bias in the hiring process is prevalent and hard to eradicate. Scientists have found evidence that data-driven recruitment algorithms have the potential to learn our prejudices.

    Read the source article at ft.com

  • How to Close a Gender Gap: Let Employees Control Their Schedules

    16 February 2017

    Another option gives workers the freedom to adjust their schedules, no questions asked, because of unpredictable obligations, like a sleepless night with a toddler or a trip to the emergency room with an older parent. “Nobody wants to be the female in the department who says, ‘My kid threw up on me this morning; I can’t come in,’ ” said Annie Dean, who worked as a lawyer before starting Werk with Anna Auerbach, a former consultant.

    Read the source article at The New York Times

  • Is It OK for a Bunch of Men to Lead a Women in the Workforce Initiative?

    7 February 2017

    President Trump has just appointed two men to head up his women in the workplace initiative. The reactions are predictable: How can men appropriately represent women? But that is the typical misframing of the gender issue. Gender equality is not a “women’s issue” — it’s a huge political, economic, and social opportunity. It is a massive business issue that more than 75% of corporate CEOs currently put on their agenda of top 10 issues.

    Read the source article at Harvard Business Review

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