Be one of the Good Guys – Owning the Impact of Gender Bias in your Life

Tue 20 Jul, 2021 10:00 -

14:00

CET

In a safe learning environment, men will be able to understand the mechanism people have that causes them to pre-judge. They will look at how this mechanism creates gender-related bias and what all individuals can do to reduce the bias. In facilitated discussions, participants will explore ways to move past bias and build a work environment that is more inclusive.

NOTE: This is a Men Only Session

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Tue 20 Jul, 2021 10:00

Timezone: CET

In a safe learning environment, men will be able to understand the mechanism people have that causes them to pre-judge. They will look at how this mechanism creates gender-related bias and what all individuals can do to reduce the bias. 
Gender-related bias is: 

  • Common
  • Generally unintentional
  • Not exclusive to men
  • A barrier to women’s leadership progression
  • Destructive in the workplace

In facilitated discussions, participants will explore ways to move past bias and build a work environment that is more inclusive.

Learning Outcomes Following the session, participants will:

  1. Understand the subtle ways that societal messaging and norms impact perceptions of women, and limit how women see themselves and the opportunities available to them 
  2. Understand the ways in which they may personally hold and contribute to gender-related bias and how that bias may impact their own behaviour
  3. Understand how gender-related bias puts pressure on men to be leaders and limits choice
  4. Implement some key actionable takeaways that are personal to them, that will allow them to champion change and improve outcomes for their organization and their life

Faculty

Lisa Wylie

Lisa Wylie has a strong belief that getting more women into the C-Suite will bring lasting business and social change. She has dedicated herself to coaching women early in their leadership journey, to prepare them to be the impactful leaders the world so sorely needs.

Known for her curious nature and powerful intuition, Lisa has the ability to ask the right questions to uncover blind spots and bring clarity to the underlying challenges. Using her passion for unlocking human potential, she aspires to break down the various barriers holding brilliant women back in the workplace, to ultimately allow them to reach their full leadership potential.Having studied Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario, she went on to apply her understanding of people-development in progressive leadership roles within reputable organizations over the past 25 years. Lisa now holds an Executive MBA from the Smith School of Business and completed her Certificate in Business Fundamentals in China after studying in Shanghai. Lisa partners with young leaders in numerous industries and professions, including Master programs at Smith School of Business at Queens University, and various Forbes 500 companies.Her sessions target individuals, teams, and groups, to cater to exactly the kind of help her clients need. Always looking for ways to increase her impact, Lisa volunteers with local organizations to boost others’ potential with her own coaching expertise, including the Positive Space Network, to build safer futures for LGBT youth.

 

Philip Cox-Hynd

Philip is creator of the ‘Change by choice’ methodology, an educator, consultant, mindfulness teacher and world-renowned facilitator of personal growth, interpersonal communication and relationships.

Over the last 30 years Philip has been enabling people to understand and accelerate their ‘personal development’, and this lifelong passion for self-understanding, inter-personal communication and relationships inspired him to create the Techniques for Living courses in order to share his wisdom and guidance with a wider online audience.

Philip led his first large-scale personal development seminar in 1986, and by 1990, delegates had asked him to take ‘What it is to be human including effective communication’ into the companies they worked for.
This led Philip to adapt the cutting-edge material and techniques used in the personal development seminars, making it more appropriate for bringing about change to managers, leaders and company culture.

For 30 years, through his change implementation company Harley-Young, Philip led cultural change programs in client companies that was choice-led, not imposed. The resultant level of engagement enabled change to stick.

This choice-led approach learned in his personal development days as applied to individuals, is something Philip is now returning to as society has changed such that there is increasingly little distinction between being an effective human being in the workplace or the non-workplace. Noticing this shift in attitudes to emotional intelligence, wellbeing and effective communication in all walks of life resulted in Techniques for Living.

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