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Gender Champions Forum

May 01
Date and time
Wed, 01 May  @  10:00  -  11:30
Price
Free of charge
Location
Online webinar
Audience
BITC Gender Champions
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Wed, 01 May  @  10:00  –  11:30

Join our Gender Champions Forum to discuss the key challenges to gender equality at work right now through peer learning and expert insight.

Audience

This event is open to Business in the Community (BITC) Gender Champions.

About this event

Themes to be discussed will be built on the findings from the 2024 International Women’s Day event.

This event will:

  • Provide a safe space under Chatham House rule for delegates to have the opportunity to share their own experiences and challenges, ask questions, and take learnings from other businesses back into their organisations.
  • Provide best practice approaches and case studies, as well as outline what level of feedback is available.

Background

While recent years have seen women’s employment in the UK reach record highs, women’s ability to prosper is undermined by persistent levels of unequal pay and power or discrimination and harassment at work.

Failing to fully embrace the talents women, over half the population, have to offer is detrimental to individuals and impacts businesses’ ability to thrive. Research has shown that organisations with more diverse leadership are more profitable. The World Bank has estimated that the global economy could grow by $160 trillion if we pay men and women equally and create a more gender-balanced workforce.

BITC will also share details of our new campaign, Equal Futures, which is looking to accelerate the pace of change on gender equity and inclusion and reveal a unique insight into the role flexible working plays in driving more equitable outcomes for diverse groups.

About Business in the Community’s (BITC) Gender Campaign

We want to create a gender-equal working world where everyone, regardless of gender, can flourish. We particularly want to see change on the four key inequality indicators: pay, power, job security, and the risk of harassment and discrimination.

The commercial imperative for realising women’s potential in the workplace is clear: gender equality enhances employee engagement, boosts productivity, meets the diverse needs of customers and suppliers, and improves brand reputation.

Learn more about how BITC can help you create a more gender equal workplace.

Booking, contact details and further information

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Details

Date:
Wed, 01 May
Time:
10:00 – 11:30
Cost:
Free of charge
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Website:
mailto:jessica.hart@bitc.org.uk

Audience

BITC Gender Champions