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International Women's Day 8 March 2017 IWD@UoB2017

Wednesday 8th March 2017
Atrium / Great Hall / Small Hall
Richmond Building, University of Bradford

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Programme of events

10.00am to 3.30pm Meet the Professors Exhibition [Atrium]
10.30am  Opening of the IWD@UoB2017 [Atrium]
Opening Session:

Professor Bill McCarthy, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations), University of Bradford

Dr Cecelia Anim CBE, President, Royal College of Nursing, Honorary Doctor of Health, University of Bradford

Professor Jackie Ford, 50th Anniversary Chair / Professor of Leadership and Organization Studies, University of Bradford

Shazmin Akhtar, UBU Women's and Campaign Officer, University of Bradford

11.00am to 12.45pm

GENOVATE Café [Great Hall]

Crystalising the Conversation: Articulating and Defining Priorities for Athena SWAN @UoB

Host: Professor Udy Archibong MBE, Professor of Diversity, University of Bradford

1.00pm to 2.30pm

Hothouse Seminar [Small Hall]

Men Leading the Way in Disrupting Gender Biases in the Workplace

1.00pm

Chair's Opening Remarks

Professor Shirley Congdon, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Bradford

1.05pm

Confessions of a Disruptive Professor

Professor Zahir Irani, Dean, Faculty of Management and Law, University of Bradford

1.20pm

Building the Pipeline for Future Gender Balanced Workplaces

Nick Chambers, Founder and CEO, Education and Employment Taskforce

1.35pm

Panel Discussion

Chair: Carole Moss, Presenter and Broadcaster, BCB Radio

Panel members

Professor Bill McCarthy, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Operations), University of Bradford

John Holden, Director of Strategy & Integration - Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor Stephen Rimmer, Head of School of Chemistry and Forensic Science, University of Bradford

Nick Chambers, Founder and CEO, Education and Employment Taskforce

Professor Zahir Irani, Dean, Faculty of Management and Law, University of Bradford

2.30pm  Closing Remarks – Professor Shirley Congdon

Social Media Campaign – #GenderScissors #BeBoldForChange – kicking off 8th March

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