Have you ever sat in your one-on-one meeting with your managers and were not too sure how to communicate your needs to them? Join us for an exciting evening featuring a presentation by Dr. Toni Schamder (biography below), the Director of the Engendering Success in STEM. She will share insights from her research which identify factors that contribute to women’s perception of an inclusive culture in STEM as related to organizational, interpersonal, and personal factors. She will also present her research on increasing male allyship in STEM settings can be beneficial in fostering an inclusive culture where women thrive. This presentation is perfect for the everyday office worker and managers who strive to create a more inclusive workplace.
When: July 14th, 5:30-7:30 PST (registration opens June 21st)
Where: Fluor Canada Ltd, 1075 W Georgia St #700, Vancouver, BC V6E 4M7
Toni Schmader, is the Director of Engendering Success in STEM, and the Social Identity Laboratory at the University of British Columbia in Canada. She has over 25 years of experience and over 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and published books. Her research examines how stereotypes and bias constrain people’s performance, preferences, and self-views, with a particular focus on gender stereotypes and implicit bias. Dr. Schmader has given frequent public lectures on the topic of implicit gender bias including talks to the National Academies of Science in the United States, as part of Harvard’s Women in Work Series, and at the International Gender Summit. She was the recipient of a Killam Research Prize in 2013, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Daniel M. Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize in 2018, as well as the European Association of Social Psychology Theory-Innovation Award for 2020-2021. She held a Canada Research Chair position from 2010-2020.