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”

Gender equality at workplace in Pakistan: An intersectional perspective

Keynote address by Dr Jawad Syed at the 6th International Conference on Business Management (ICoBM), held at NUST Business School, Islamabad on 26-27 October 2016. Abstract: This paper argues that the project of gender equality in Pakistan may not be accomplished without taking into account the intersection of gender with ethnicity and other forms ofContinue reading “Gender equality at workplace in Pakistan: An intersectional perspective”

International Arms Trade and Refugee Crises

The production, sales and export of arms not only enables and intensifies armed conflicts worldwide but is also related to the number of refugees and displaced persons. This is an issue of social responsibility and business ethics of organisations and governments involved in the arms trade. The issue is of equal importance to organisations dealingContinue reading “International Arms Trade and Refugee Crises”

The inability to fit in and become invisible

The inability to fit in and become invisible: Narratives of British Pakistani female managers and professionals By Shehla Riza Arifeen and Jawad Syed Paper presentation at the Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, August 5-9, 2016. This paper uses an intersectional lens to explore career experiences of ‘the second generation’ British Pakistani female managers and professionals,Continue reading “The inability to fit in and become invisible”