Ethnicity in the Workspace Summit

22nd Sep 2017 9:30am - 22nd Sep 2017 2:30pm
Ethnicity in the Workspace Summit

Navigating ethnicity in the world of work presents the opportunity for discussion that can rock the boat. Pan-disciplinary research, and personal and organisational vignettes provided by experts will provoke a thoughtful multidimensional interpretation of ethnicity in the workspace.

Hosted by the Immigration and Inclusion Research Group under the leadership of Professor Edwina Pio.

Sponsored by the New Zealand Work Research Institute and the AUT Business School, Management Department.

Our confirmed speakers, (listed alphabetically) include:

Berlinda Chin (State Services Commission), Bev Cassidy-MacKenzie (Diversity Works), Clare Montgomerie (Westpac), Eric Chuah (Cultural Connections), Frank Olsson (Honorary Swedish Consul General),

Kim Tairi (AUT), Maree Jeurissen (MOE), Melanie Higgins (US Consul General), Nick Shewring (BizDojo), Paddy Payne (NZ Bahai Community), Pakeeza Rasheed (Muslim Lawyer), Raewyn Lucich (Trade Aid),

Rakesh Naidoo (Human Rights Commission), Ranjna Patel (East Tamaki Healthcare), Richard Hall (AUT), Robin Shackell (British Consul General), Dame Susan Devoy (Human Rights Commission),

Vanisa Dhiru (National Council of Women of New Zealand), Vasanti Unka (Award winning artist), Wati Chaplow (New Zealand Police), Wendy Preston (MIXIT).

Alumni events

29th Nov 2017 6:30pm - 29th Nov 2017 9:45pm
New Zealand alumni in Singapore end of year get-together

New Zealand alumni in Singapore end of year get-together

We’re delighted to invite you and your friends to a special end of year New Zealand alumni get-together. This is a great opportunity for you to connect with other AUT alumni in a fun and relaxed setting.  Alumni and friends from all New Zealand universities are welcome.


5th Jun 2017 - 1st Dec 2017


We are looking for AUT alumni, staff, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to take part in the 9-week CO.STARTERS programme that will give you the necessary tools, insights and networks. The next cohort starts July 2017. Register your interest now at to become a Co.Starters and take your idea further!

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