CBC's Gloria Macarenko moderates UBC Dialogues: Who's in Charge
Who's in charge: Why aren't there more women in leadership roles?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
**WATCH LIVE WEBCAST HERE**
For decades women have been fighting for workplace equality, and in many sectors, progress has been made. But in boardrooms and executive offices across the country, there remains a noticeable absence of women in senior leadership positions. What lies behind this gender imbalance? Is it due to deeply-ingrained biases by those making the appointments? Or are some women choosing to forgo leadership opportunities for career paths that offer greater flexibility?
Jennifer Berdahl - Montalbano Professor of Leadership Studies: Women and Diversity, UBC's Sauder School of Business
Maninder Dhaliwal - Vice-President, Pacific Autism Family Centre Foundation
Anne Giardini - Director, Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
John Montalbano - Chief Executive Officer, RBC Global Asset Management; Chair, UBC Board of Governors
Martha Piper - Corporate Director; Past President and Vice-Chancellor, UBC
A live webcast can be viewed here