september, 2019

10sep8:00 am9:30 amMinerva BC's LIFT Breakfast Series Sep 10

Event Details

Engaging Men in Gender Equality Initiatives

Women are underrepresented in most companies, particularly among senior leadership teams—and companies are missing out as a result. Recent studies show that when men become actively involved in gender diversity, 96% report making progress on advancing women in leadership. On the flip side, among companies where men are not involved, only 30% show progress.

Join Minerva BC as we explore the topic of engaging men in gender diversity initiatives. Presenters will speak about their perspectives on gender equality and the role of men. The individual presentations will be followed by time for questions, and also table discussion amongst breakfast attendees.

Our goal is to create a space for authentic dialogue that invites more men into the conversation. Our hope is that through candid discussion and shared learning, we can all work together to create a more equal future for everyone.

DATE Thu Sep 10
TIME 8-9:30am
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
TICKETS $25-50 Purchase on 


Jake Stika – Executive Director, Next Gen Men
Jessie Dhanju – Advisor, BC Construction Association’s Builders Code, and Human Rights Human Rights Advocate | Diversity & Inclusion Aficionado | Lawyer & Consultant
Additional speakers to be confirmed


7:45am Registration opens
8-8:30am: Breakfast and networking
8:30-9:30am: Program


(Tuesday) 8:00 am - 9:30 am


The Roundhouse | Exhibition Hall

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