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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • Unconscious bias hinders diversity recruitment

    28 February 2017

    Unconscious bias hinders diversity recruitment Training has proved inadequate at removing innate prejudices Read next by: Alicia Clegg Even computer programs designed to eliminate human subjectivity sometimes fail. Bias in the hiring process is prevalent and hard to eradicate. Scientists have found evidence that data-driven recruitment algorithms have the potential to learn our prejudices.

    Read the source article at ft.com

  • Not From Venus, Not From Mars: What We Believe About Gender and Why It’s Often Wrong

    28 February 2017

    In “Testosterone Rex,” the Australian academic Cordelia Fine argues that society’s views about gender are blinkered, hidebound and wrong.

    Read the source article at The New York Times

  • Media release: Celebrating Inspiring Women on International Women's Day

    28 February 2017

    24 February 2017 The Manningham community is invited to celebrate International Women's Day with an afternoon of inspirational guest speakers at the ' Women Inspiring Women' luncheon on Sunday 5 March.

    International Women's Day is recognised globally and celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political

    Read the source article at World News

  • #BeBoldForChange: Highlighting six ways to make change for women in the workplace – Allyson Zimmermann, Executive Director, Catalyst Europe

    23 February 2017

    Allyson Zimmermann is Executive Director at Catalyst Europe, where she works with leading global organisations, developing and supporting Catalyst members in advancing their diversity and inclusion initiatives to make positive change for women in the workplace. As a citizen of the US and Switzerland, she currently resides in Zurich, previously having lived and worked in five other countries. Allyson holds a B.A.

    Read the source article at Womanthology

  • The Guardian view on equal pay: it’s time it happened | Editorial

    23 February 2017

    More than four decades after a law was passed to ensure men and women were paid the same, large differences persist. To end this gender wage gap will need more government action

    The danger of using milestones as a metaphor is that we may imagine we are on a steady journey. Progress is rarely so predictable. It can take much longer than one might imagine to get from one marker to the next.

    Read the source article at theguardian.com

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