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SWE Corporate Roundtable Discussion - Mumbai, India

SWE Global Programs

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (IST)

SWE Corporate Roundtable Discussion - Mumbai, India

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The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is network of more than 40,000 women working or studying in the various disciplines in the field of engineering and technology. Founded in 1950, SWE has supported women to aspire, advance, and achieve in their careers as engineers and technologists. 

SWE invites you to a workshop and discussion on Gender Bias in India, in Mumbai, India. The workshop will be hosted at Black & Veatch in Mumbai on  January 8, 2019.

 

Overview of Workshop: 

SWE conducted a nationwide survey of almost 700 engineers to identify the existence of bias patterns in India’s engineering workplace. The study provides insight into the gender bias experiences of Indian engineers working for Western engineering companies. By recognizing the existence of bias in the workplace, we can begin to address the impacts these biases have on individuals within the company and make changes to improve workplace outcomes.

 

SWE will provide a brief overview of the bias patterns explored in this research and a summary of the survey results. Through interactive discussion, workshop participants will have the opportunity to offer their reactions to the research and share their personal experiences with bias. Recommendations for mitigating bias in the workplace will also be discussed.

 

At this event, workshop participants will learn to identify bias patterns in their own workplaces and ways to combat bias. As a valued partner within the SWE community we look forward to a rich dialogue about how we can continue to advance and engage women in engineering and technology.  

 

Tentative Workshop Agenda:

4:00 - 4:10 pm – Welcome & Opening Remarks

4:10 - 4:20 pm – SWE HQ Updates 

4:20 - 5:00 pm – Research Presentation

5:00 - 5:15 pm – Break

5:15 - 6:00pm – Workshop

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Closing Remarks


 

Target Audience:

SWE specifically encourages those in positions of manager and above who work in human resources, recruiting, diversity and inclusion, education and training departments as well as engineers that are in a hiring role or a department lead to participate at this event.

 

 

 

A Special Thank You to Our Host:

  

 

The working language of the Society of Women Engineers is English. This presentation will take place in English. 

 

Seating is limited and on a first come first serve basis. 

 

Location: Empire Plaza II, 7th Floor, CST 9, Village Hariyali, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Vikhroli West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400083, India


 

 

Contact dee.mannella@swe.org with any questions

 

For more information on the Society of Women Engineers, please visit www.swe.org 

Have questions about SWE Corporate Roundtable Discussion - Mumbai, India? Contact SWE Global Programs

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Black & Veatch
Empire Plaza II, 7th Floor, CST 9,
Village Hariyali, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Vikhroli West,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 083
India

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (IST)


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