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Posted by: on April 24, 2018

Five questions with Caryn Davies

We asked MBA alumna Caryn Davies five questions about her career and experience at Oxford Saïd. We are grateful that Caryn found the time to answer our questions in between being a three-time Olympic medalist, lawyer, and Vice President of the United States Olympians and Paralympians Association. How has your gender affected the way you […]

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Posted by: on February 13, 2018

Should men take pay cuts in the name of pay parity?

Several high-profile men have offered to take pay cuts to help the gender parity cause. Huw Edwards, Nicky Campbell, John Humphrys, Jon Sopel, Nick Robinson, and Jeremy Vine at the BBC all offered to have their pay cut to be more in line with that of their female colleagues.[1] Shortly after their announcement, EasyJet’s new […]

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Posted by: on February 6, 2018

Shifting the unconscious gender bias in the workplace

No matter your gender identity, no matter how enlightened you think you are, none of us is immune to the unconscious gender bias ingrained in our society. With issues of gender parity receiving more airtime, we hope that unconscious bias is reducing, but there’s still a lot to overcome. Women currently hold only 5.4% of […]

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Posted by: on January 31, 2018

Why your business needs diversity in the boardroom

With the business landscape of every industry in constant flux, companies need to constantly adapt. A diverse staff make-up will make your company far more likely to easily embrace change and succeed no matter what the future holds. Without diversity in the workplace, especially among decision makers, ideas and business strategies are can easily grow […]

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Posted by: on January 24, 2018

Negotiating equal pay

The gender pay gap has been in the news yet again: from Carrie Gracie’s pay protest at the BBC[1] to Michelle Williams being paid $1,000 to co-star Mark Wahlberg’s $1.5 million.[2] The BBC was one of the first businesses to release gender pay gap information publically. They were proud of their 9% pay gap, 9% […]

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