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”

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”

NZ Herald: Prof Edwina Pio on the changing nature of Kiwi Christmas

AUT University Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio said nostalgia for home and ethnic traditions during Christmas meant a lot to immigrants. “Traditions reminiscent of their Indo-Portuguese heritage may mean that some migrants indulge in savoury dishes made with pork such as sorpotel and vindaloo, along with delicately hued marzipan, pure white shell-cream, nankati and silverContinue reading “NZ Herald: Prof Edwina Pio on the changing nature of Kiwi Christmas”

Prof Pio’s Address for Leadership New Zealand Dinner with a Difference

“….It is visionary leaders who have the power to disrupt for good… to break apart or rupture the status quo for change…for brighter narratives in evoking a virtuous cycle of global citizenship and mindful conduct”. “Are we not all strands of the same skein of life? And in weaving our pattern for the future, weContinue reading “Prof Pio’s Address for Leadership New Zealand Dinner with a Difference”