How early career women help to open up the gender pay gap – Julie Davies and David Fahey

Perhaps Gary Lineker is worth more than Clare Balding? After all, the former footballer fronts the BBC’s coverage of the world’s most popular sport. Balding, on the other hand, presents the BBC countryside radio programme Ramblings and the BBC faith programme Good Morning Sunday, alongside other jobs for BBC Sport. In truth, though, the kerfuffle over theContinue reading “How early career women help to open up the gender pay gap – Julie Davies and David Fahey”

Ideological and Legislative Responses to Terrorism

Panel Discussion and Press Conference on “Ideological and Legislative Responses to Terrorism,” hosted by the Interfaith Unity for Tolerance (IFUT). (Symphony Space, New York, 24 June 2017). Panelists: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Professor Jawad Syed Professor Edwina Pio Professor Tahir Kamran A unique combination of academic and legislative efforts, this event presented a coherent response toContinue reading “Ideological and Legislative Responses to Terrorism”

Prof Edwina Pio appointed as University Director of Diversity at AUT

AUT was the first New Zealand university to appoint a Professor of Diversity, Dr Edwina Pio. This year, Edwina’s appointment as University Director of Diversity signals another first in AUT’s strong commitment and actions in the diversity arena. In the new role, Edwina will work to enhance effectiveness and understanding in the crucial areas ofContinue reading “Prof Edwina Pio appointed as University Director of Diversity at AUT”

Refugee and immigrant millennials in NZ struggling to get into high-paying jobs

Report by: Lincoln Tan, the New Zealand Herald’s diversity, ethnic affairs and immigration senior reporter. Tuesday Feb 14, 2017 Despite having a better work ethic, refugee and immigrant millennials (RIM) still struggle to get good jobs in New Zealand, a study has found. A “RIM @ work” study by AUT University Professor of Diversity EdwinaContinue reading “Refugee and immigrant millennials in NZ struggling to get into high-paying jobs”

Dr Jawad Syed shares research on intersectionality with Financial Times

Dr. Jawad Syed, Dean of Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) at LUMS was recently interviewed by the Financial Times (1 Dec 2016) about his thoughts on the notion of “intersectionality.” Intersectionality is a relatively new concept, describing how oppressive institutions such as racism, sexism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, classism, etc. are interconnected and how this overlappingContinue reading “Dr Jawad Syed shares research on intersectionality with Financial Times”