Diversity, we’ve got to do much more!

Dr Edwina Pio, New Zealand’s first and only professor of diversity and director of diversity at AUT, says while it’s wonderful to celebrate diversity through festivals, “we’ve got to do much more”. It’s important that education institutions, as well as organisations, when they talk of diversity it’s more than butter chicken, more than Diwali, moreContinue reading “Diversity, we’ve got to do much more!”

Diversity, Peace and the Future of Leadership in the United States

The world today, more than ever, is in need of leaders who could work towards weaving and achieving a shared vision of diversity and peace, a vision that could in turn enable an inclusive notion of prosperity. History has shown that an enduring peace is possible only through reconciliation, equality and justice, not through divisiveness,Continue reading “Diversity, Peace and the Future of Leadership in the United States”

Creating Inclusive Organizational and Public Spaces

The Centre for Governance and Public Management (CGPM) housed at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) organised an International Conference on ‘Creating Inclusive Organizational and Public Spaces’ on March 30-31, 2018. Renowned academics, development practitioners, post-graduate and undergraduate research students and professionals from numerous business and civil societyContinue reading “Creating Inclusive Organizational and Public Spaces”

Role of education in countering extremism and intolerance

Dr. Jawad Syed recently spoke with the newspaper, Pakistan Today, about “Role of Education in Countering Extremism and Intolerance”. He spoke about the importance of tolerance in educational institutes and sharing of knowledge, belief and ideas without conflict. On April 13, 2017, Mashal Khan, 23, a student at the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan wasContinue reading “Role of education in countering extremism and intolerance”

Professor Edwina Pio appointed as a trustee of the religious diversity centre

Professor Edwina Pio (centre) with Adrian Rurawhe – assistant speaker Labour, Dame Susan Devoy – race relations commissioner, Dr Maureen Siehr (Director Interfaith Scotland), Jocelyn Armstrong – Chair Religious Diversity Centre, Labour MP Anahila Kanongata’a-Suisuiki, and trustees of the Religious Diversity Centre. Professor Edwina Pio, who works and researches in the area of religious diversityContinue reading “Professor Edwina Pio appointed as a trustee of the religious diversity centre”