Podcast 114 - Who's responsible for gender equality?

This week on The Podcast, we're revisiting inclusion with a focus on gender. How do we understand the phrase 'gender gap' and what can be done to make equality a feature of our organisations?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 25 September 2018
Podcast 114 - Who's responsible for gender equality?

Ross G and Cat from the team are joined by Emerald Publishing CEO Vicky Williams and AoEC CEO Gina Lodge to discuss.


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If you'd like to share your thoughts on this episode, you can find us on Twitter @RossGarnerGP@CatGoodPractice and @Emerald_VW. You can get in touch with Gina via LinkedIn or by tweeting @TheAoEC.

The article Cat referenced on one couple's decision to raise a gender neutral child is here: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/theyby-gender-neutral-child-parents-raise-couple-kyl-myers-zoomer-a8286876.htm

She also recommends this clip on 'gender neutral education':https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05d9kmz

The New Zealand Prime MInister's maternity leave was covered here:https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45027923

The book Cat referenced was¬†Inclusive Leadership¬†by Charlotte Sweeney and Fleur Bothwick: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Inclusive-Leadership-Definitive-Developing-Executing/dp/1292112727¬†

The World Economic Forum published 'The Global Gender Gap Report 2017' here:https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-gender-gap-report-2017

Lord Davies' report on the composition of FTSE 350 boards is available from:https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lord-davies-ftse-350-boards-should-be-33-female-by-2020

For more on the composition of boards, check out the work of the 30% Club at:https://30percentclub.org/

The 'Heidi vs Howard' clip referenced by Gina is online at:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqZA8hu4jN8

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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