Levelling The Playing Field - Removing Barriers to Gender Equality

How can leaders support and develop women in the workplace?
Half day


Are you wanting space to think about how to create a culture where men and women in your organisation have the same opportunities to develop and thrive? This half day online session will give you an opportunity to reflect on what might be holding women back in your organisation.

What are the three main areas organisationally to assess and how to develop a great strategy to address these?

We will look at how gender inequality can impact on your organisation and you will have time to plan how to address this. You will have space to critique your own potential biases. We will look at how leaders can support and develop women in the workplace.

The session will provide you with practical techniques so that your workplace can remove barriers which may be preventing women from being heard and achieving their potential.

What you'll learn

• Current research on the impact of gender inequality in the workplace
• What is preventing more women moving into more senior management roles?
• How to create an inclusive organisational culture
• Awareness of self and our own potential bias
• Ways to challenge and address stereotyping and unconscious bias
• Attracting, retaining and developing women
• Action Planning - what do you want to do

Who is it for?

This course is relevant for all leaders and managers who

• Are interested in learning about gender inequality in relation to
organisational culture

• Want to challenge their thinking and ensure they are operating in an
inclusive way at work

• Want to have a practical toolkit of approaches to ensure that women are
supported and developed in the workplace

Your facilitator

Emma Walker-Cotton
Emma Walker-Cotton

Emma is an award winning trainer specialising in leadership development. She has over 20 years' experience of training design and delivery in both the public and private sector, including working as a director for a large housing association and for Amnesty International.

Emma is passionate about individuals having the opportunity to fulfil their potential and creates a positive, fun and stimulating learning environment. She always ensures that participants leave the day with practical skills they can use in their organisation. Emma has an MSc in Organisational Psychology and is qualified in running Psychometrics through the British Psychological Society.


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