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”

Ethnicity and diversity: Why we need top of the cliff solutions

By Leonie Hayden PROFESSOR EDWINA PIO PRESENTING HER BOOK ‘WORK AND WORSHIP’ AT THE 2016 NATIONAL INTERFAITH FORUM. IMAGE: INTERFAITH NZ The experiences of migrants and refugees are addressed in an annual summit hosted by AUT’s Immigration and Inclusion Research Group. This year a range of speakers will be tackling the workplace. “We are inContinue reading “Ethnicity and diversity: Why we need top of the cliff solutions”