The Working Group will bring together BIPOC women in business, policy and academia working on specific issues related to gender and racial equality. The group will share best practice on programming, joint advocacy, research, networking, knowledge exchange and learning. Meetings take place every 6 weeks – 3 months, depending on the needs of the group. Outside of the meetings, members will share updates and resources or ask questions via email lists. Each group has two or three co-chairs who are responsible for drafting and consulting with the group on an annual work plan, ensuring the group meets regularly, setting meeting agendas and reporting back to SheSyndicate Advisory Group on activities.
Gender & Racial Equality Roundtable
A virtual roundtable will be held with working group members and guests with 6-8 speakers. The roundtables meeting will focus on consensus-building to explore specific issues and identify creative solutions in a safe and non-judgemental environment, where all participants have equal standing and can speak freely on the subject. It will be an opportunity for the speakers to talk freely about their experiences with gender and/or racial bias in their professional pursuits, and provide advice on how they overcame it. A discussion will also be opened, at which all participants and guests will have a chance to express their views and propose measures on how to ensure and implement gender and racial equality and equity in the business world.