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Sep 19, 2017: 09:00 - 10:00

Overcoming Gender Stereotypes and Social Constructs in Leadership

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Melanie Cole Women in Business: 
Overcoming Gender Stereotypes and Social Constructs in Leadership

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET

Although Canada has made significant progress towards gender equality in recent decades, gender-based stereotyping in the workplace is still seen as a barrier to career advancement for many.

In this webinar, our speakers discuss workplace gender equality issues and the challenges women face in their quest for leadership as a result of social constructs.

Topics include:

  • The history of gender and gender stereotypes
  • The social construction of identity in the workplace
  • Perceptions and expectations of women in leadership roles
  • How to overcome gender-based stereotyping and rise to leadership roles
  • How organizations can promote gender equality

CPD for Lawyers: 1 Substantive Hour
Melanie Cole - Partner, Aird & Berlis LLP
Paris Honoria - Trans Program Officer, Egale Canada Human Rights Trust
Ellen Swan - Corporate Counsel, Home Depot of Canada
Jessica Weisz - COO, SoapBox


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