Women in Leadership & Technology Event - April 15, 2015

On April 15, 2015 from 9:00am – 11:30am, UBC Information Technology and Professor Rachel Kuske, Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women Faculty, will host the event: “Women in Leadership & Technology” to put the spotlight on gender issues that impact women with leadership roles in science, engineering, technology and trades. 

The event will feature Tina Nunno, Vice President and Fellow with Gartner Inc., and Dr. Kuske for an interactive morning of thought-provoking discussion. Session topics will include:

Leaders and Organizational Developments: A Gender Perspective (Tina Nunno): This interactive session with Ms. Tina Nunno, Vice-President and Fellow with Gartner Inc. will provide insight into the role that gender plays in leadership styles, governance, and related business outcomes. The session will discuss the elements of organizational development such as power, status, and conflict management techniques, as well as how women and men approach organizational development differently and why. Ms. Nunno will explore the differences in leadership priorities and styles between men and women; and how gender dynamics change when women achieve the most senior positions in their enterprises.

Women in Leadership at UBC (Dr. Kuske): Dr. Kuske will host a conversation on how UBC can build on its commitment to advancing women and gender diversity in leadership. This session will put forward a variety of questions to address culture shift, communication and awareness for a sustained diversity in leadership. Topics will include career advancement, creating community connections, and other valuable topics.

You are invited to the event to explore new concepts and ideas for navigating gender dynamics in an organizational setting, and to learn how UBC is promoting awareness for a sustained diversity in leadership. Not only is this a great networking opportunity, but participants will also be able to uncover and discuss new strategic methods to support the inclusion of women in leadership and technology fields. All genders are welcome to attend this event.

As space is limited, please RSVP now

Full event details and an agenda can be found on the UBC IT website.