State of the Gap: Strategies to Solve Gender Pay Disparity
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Join us for a morning of workshops designed to present an overview of the state of the gender gap (including pay equity and leadership). The focus is on building awareness of the issue and presenting initiatives to close the gender gap in our own organizations.

When: Friday March 22, 2019
8:45 A.M. - 11:45 P.M.
Where: Goldey-Beacom College, Jones Center - Atrium
4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, Delaware  19808
United States

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State of the Gap: Strategies to Solve Gender Pay Disparity


State of the Gap


This event is FREE and includes a continental breakfast. Brought to you by Goldey-Beacom College in partnership with Delaware SHRM State Council.


Workshop 1: The Story is in the Numbers 
Dr. Fatma Abel-Raouf, Professor, Goldey-Beacom College

The story of gender inequality is told skillfully through the numbers.  An awareness of the issue is built through a presentation of the economic and social impact of inequality.  


Workshop 2: Communication Tips to Eliminate Gender Pay Disparity  
Dr. Joel Worden, Associate Professor, Goldey-Beacom College

A review of current research and business perspectives on the role of communication in gender inequality is presented.  This provides the foundation for an interactive session on improving communication skills with an examination of methods of communication including body language.


Workshop 3: Being Accountable in a World of Inequality
Joan Verbonitz Panik, Assistant Vice President in HR Strategy, Amtrak

In this keynote presentation, Joan will be sharing her thoughts on how to address inequalities in the workplace with a focus on personal accountability.  Through real-life experiences, she will offer suggestions with practical application, including how to leverage relationships, awareness, and curiosity to your advantage.

This workshop is approved for 2.5 SHRM Certification and HRCI Credits.



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