Vice-Chancellor’s Lecture 1: Diversity, leadership, and power Event as iCalendar

27 September 2018

6 - 7pm

Location: Business School, 12 Grafton Road, Sir Owen G Glenn Building, Fisher & Paykel Auditorium

Host: Faculty of Science and Te Pūnaha Matatini

Cost: Admission free, all welcome

Contact: Professor Virginia Braun (Psychology) v.braun@auckland.ac.nz or Kate Hannah (Te Pūnaha Matatini)  k.hannah@auckland.ac.nz


The first in a four lecture series with the overarching theme: Beyond discrimination, towards inclusion

The lecture starts at 6pm, and will be preceded by light refreshments at 5.30pm in the Decima Glenn Room Level 3, Business School.


Dr Jackie Blue will talk about the so-called ‘diversity dividend’, which sees organisations that focus on increasing diversity and inclusion in management and leadership build culture and productivity.


Dr Jackie Blue, a GP and former MP, has been Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner since 2013. Her work has focused on numerous issues related to equity and access, including youth unemployment and underachievement in Māori and Pasifika communities, fair pay for carers and the participation of women. She has been vocal about manifestations of rape culture and their impacts on New Zealand society, as well as advocating for the social, economic, and cultural benefit of increasing diversity in government, boards, businesses, education, and leadership.


 

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