Gender Equity at Work and in Business
How this course will help you reach your goals.
The Influencing Change: Gender Equity at Work and in Business Session shares 7 proven strategies for creating a more gender inclusive and equitable workplace. These strategies are part of the Women's Empowerment Principles developed by the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and UN Women in 2010.
Several Canadian case studies are shared to help you envision how these principles may help you create a more gender inclusive workplace.
In addition, a private online community where we can share tips with each other has been created to accompany this session.
Share, Learn, Thrive
I’ll also share strategies and tactics that I learned during a successful 28-year career in the Canadian Armed Forces, which I've applied in my work as an entrepreneur since 2012.
Over the last 10 years, I’ve been sharing how the Women's Empowerment Principles can help organizations create more gender inclusive and equitable workplaces. In 2020, I made a conscious decision to expand gender inclusive sessions to cover all genders.
Learn how Canadian employers are using 7 principles to increase gender equity in their workplaces.
Setting the Conditions for Success: A Few Thoughts on Gender
The 7 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) - 1. Leadership promotes gender equality
2. Treat all genders fairly at work without discrimination
3. Employee health, well being and safety
4. Education & training for career advancement
5. Enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices
6. Community initiatives and advocacy
7. Measurement and reporting
Sharing Your Gender Inclusion Story
Optional Homework and Resources
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access are built in.
This session was recorded for a live audience in August 2021.
Professional closed captioning was added to the recording to make it more accessible.
Some folks prefer to learn through text. Accessible pdf copies of the session slides and handout are available to download.
Feel free to access these and review them instead of watching the video, if that is how you prefer to learn.
Let’s be real, the best way to learn something is to start doing it right away. To help you succeed, I’m going to assign you homework.
How much you get out of this session depends in part on how much effort you put in to it.
Purchasing the Navigating your Career Route Map bundle, entitles you to free access to the Influencing Change: Gender Equity At Work And in Business session.
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