Podcast 145 - Women in learning special

According to research published this year, women fill 2/3s of all roles in learning and development - but only 1/3 of senior positions.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 13 May 2019
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Podcast 145 - Women in learning special

Women in learning special


Why is this? And what can we do to encourage and promote women in learning? This week, Ross Garner and podcast regular Gemma Towersey are joined by Sharon Claffey Kaliouby, Barbara Thompson and Kate Graham to discuss.

Barbara blogs at: https://medium.com/@ba_thompson

Don Taylor's research on women in L&D is online at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/women-ld-still-top-donald-h-taylor/

If, like Ross, you don't know who Elliott Masie is: where have you been? There's a bio on his website: https://masie.com/information/who-is-elliott-masie

The film that Sharon referenced was Battle of the Sexes::https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4622512/

The podcast Gemma recommended was Radio 4's Planet Puffinhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07881qf

Carol Dweck's book Mindset is on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mindset-Updated-Changing-Fulfil-Potential/dp/147213995X

You can join the #WomeninLearning LinkedIn Group at:https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12210548/

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 Good Practice Podcast.

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