International Women's Day: Is Male Allyship Required to Interrupt Gender Bias?

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Monday, 8 March 2021
8:00am - 9:00am AEDT
In person and online

The Barry Nilsson team invite you to join us to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021. We are pleased to be partnering with Inspiring Rare Birds (Rare Birds) to present an inspirational and thought provoking virtual panel to discuss, Is male allyship required to interrupt gender bias?

We hope you can join us to shine a light on gender bias and the role that men can play to bring about change. Let’s celebrate women's achievements, take action for equality and #choosetochallenge.

In conjunction with our IWD partnership, we are delighted to announce two eligible BN guests will receive a scholarship to participate in Rare Birds' 12 month high impact mentoring program.

Meet the Panel

  • Moderated by Rare Bird's very own CEO and Founder Jo Burston, panellists include:

    • Rae Cooper AO: Professor of Gender, Work and Employment Relations and Co-Director of the Women Work and Leadership Research Group at the University of Sydney.
    • Troy Roderick: Inclusion & Diversity Advisor.
    • Joshua Griffin: Head of Inclusion and Talent Development at SBS Australia
    • Dai Le: Founder of DAWN, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate and Councillor at Fairfield City Council.

About Rare Birds

  • Founded in 2017 by Jo Burston, Rare Birds' objective is support and promote diverse and inclusive workplaces, where opportunities in leadership exist for everyone. Rare Birds is able to have a global impact because of a network of passionate and highly successful ambassadors and partnerships with some of the world’s leading businesses. Rare Birds supports their community by providing mentoring, educational support, networking events and an online forum.

    Their world class mentoring program is fully managed and measured for both small businesses and corporate organisations to instil business confidence, entrepreneurial thinking and leadership skills in emerging leaders with high-impact to diversity and inclusion strategies.

    You can learn more about Rare Birds and the important work they do here.

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