TalkPoint Talks Gender Equality with Dr. Michael Kimmel – 4 August 2015

July 3, 2015 TalkPoint

TalkPoint Talks Gender Equality with Dr. Michael Kimmel – 4 August 2015

The TalkPoint Team is thrilled to be hosting distinguished New York based professor, Michael Kimmel, in Sydney on Tuesday, August 4th.

Michael Kimmel is head of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University and one of the leading researchers, writers and speakers on men and masculinity in the world today. He has been pitching feminism to men in America for nearly 40 years and now, fresh off the back of presenting at TEDWomen in Monterey, he is heading to Australia.

See below for details of how you can take part in a rare and intimate conversation with Michael during his short stay in Sydney.

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Time: 7:30 for 8am to 9:30am | Venue: Maddocks, Angel Place, 123 Pitt St | Price: NA

Jointly hosted by TalkPoint and Maddocks, Michael will be joined by Michelle Dixon, CEO at Maddocks and a Pay Equity Ambassador for the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. This is an opportunity to hear two distinct perspectives, and engage in meaningful discussion around the case for – and barriers to – a workplace that supports both genders in achieving company goals. TalkPoint members are invited to attend with their CEOs.

This is an invitation only event.

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Time: midday to 2pm | | Venue: The Botanic Gardens Restaurant, Mrs Macquaries Rd | Price: $295 per seat or $1750 for a table of 7

Over lunch, Michael will lead a conversation about the benefits of gender equality, and the costs of inequality, to men, women, business and family. Using the Thinking Environment® methodology we will work in facilitated groups to progress the ‘how’. How do we make the leap from our current reality to true equality in Australian workplaces?

We welcome all people managers and directors, change makers and custodians of workplace policies and culture.

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