Post Covid Gender Equality at Work


The impact of Covid 19 has been immense for everyone and has reshaped the way we work. Research overwhelmingly shows that the impact on women in the workplace is even more significant, with data highlighting an increasing gender divide. Employers need to act now to prevent this divide widening and develop strategies to support women in their development.

This session will help you to ensure you are practically supporting women in work. It will allow you to think about how your policies and approach can ensure gender equality. You will think about how you develop your people and evaluate performance without any bias in how you do the assessment. The session will give you practical tools to ensure that women are not left behind because of the pandemic, are supported effectively by you post Covid and are motivated to perform.

We will evidence the current situation and suggest actions you can undertake to prevent a setback in gender parity in the workplace. The session will give you space to plan an approach for your self and your organisation.

What you'll learn

  • Research and data on the impact of Covid-19 in the workplace, and understanding the pandemic's impact on working women
  • How to carry out a gender culture audit to allow you to assess your current approach organisationally
  • To understand our own unconscious bias and how to challenge your own assumptions on how team members are performing
  • How do we manage and develop our team equitably in the aftermath of Covid 19
  • Six actions that will ensure you are allowing everyone the same opportunities to develop
  • How to support and motivate women in work to ensure that women can "catch up" from a situation that has held them back
  • Developing your own eight point action plan to check you’re on track.

Who is it for?

Any leader who wants to develop their own awareness on this issue, HR and OD leads and anyone who can influence the organisational culture in their work place.

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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Post Covid Gender Equality at Work
19/04/21 9:30 - 12:30