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28 Nov Workshop

Shine Leadership Programme: the CBS Workshop

Event |   03. Nov 2017



Dalgas Have – DSV108
2000 Frederiksberg


Start: 28/11/2017 15:00
End: 28/11/2017 17:00


Diversity & Difference cluster with Bournemouth University



Dr Parisa Gilani, Deborah Taylor and Melissa Carr are academics in the Faculty of Management at Bournemouth University. In 2016, we ran a pilot Developing Women Leaders programme.

The 2016 programme was very positively received and we are running it again this year under the new name of ‘Shine’. Shine Theory is a term first used by Ann Friedman based on the concept ‘I don’t shine if you don’t shine’, recognising the importance of supporting each other.

The goal of the Shine Leadership Programme is to offer undergraduate students an opportunity to reflect on some of the gendered discrimination that occurs within the workplace. As such, the aim is to raise awareness of some of these issues before entering organisational life, build a network of Shine ‘alumni’, and gain the benefits from external speakers’ advice and experience.

The CBS Workshop
In partnership with the Diversity and Difference research cluster at CBS, we are inviting you to attend a spin-off workshop at CBS on the 28th November 2017, 15.00 to 17.00, DSV108 where we will:
• Facilitate discussions around the gendered nature of work
• Share some of the findings from our UK pilot in terms of UK experiences and perceptions of inequality at work.
Duration: 2 hours.
We may solicit you for a one-to-one interview as a follow-up (voluntary)
What do we ask from you?
• Bring along one image which you feel represents the position of women in the workplace
• Engage, get involved and be active group members!
Who can sign up?
• All gender identities welcome
• 2nd-3rd year bachelor students will have priority
How do I sign up?
• Send an email by November 15th to Assistant Prof. Florence Villesèche
• Maximum 25 participants, on a first come – first served basis
We look forward to meeting you.
Melissa Carr, Parisa Gilani and Deborah Taylor – Department of Leadership, Strategy & Organisation, Bournemouth University