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Gender Equality
The Good News About Gender Equality
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query_builder 15:00 - 16:30
place Hall 10 a
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mic English
The Good News About Gender Equality
Format: Interactive Panel and Q&A

Reflecting on the benefits of and global progress towards gender equality in societies – at work, home and in public life
Where in society are women not only equal, but leading the way? This session brings together speakers who have been at the vanguard of change in the way women navigate societal systems of work, justice, and healthcare. The Panel will explore examples of what’s worked in different settings and around the world and reflect on the impact that equal and equitable access has on improving society for everyone. Despite the Good News, there’s still so much to do, so the session will also identify opportunities for further improvements and what the next steps need to be to progress towards real equality in work, health, and public life.  

 
  Chair: Professor Heather Widdows Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Exchange), University of Birmingham 
  Charlotte Refsum Healthcare Consultant, KPMG, UK
  Professor Rangita de Silva de Alwis Associate Dean of International Affairs, Penn Law School
  Laura Blumenfeld Partner Mckinsey & Company, UK
  Professor Simone Buitendijk Vice-Chancellor, University of Leeds
Oral Presentation Andrea Gunraj From Stigma to Safety: The Signal for Help Responder Campaign
  Q&A Session  

 
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