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).
In the restless present with multidimensional configurations of diversity and enhanced regulatory complexity, what are the stories we can invoke to steer us towards positive change
Opportunity is knocking and you’re invited – Visit the AUT ICT & Engineering Careers Fair 2018 on Wednesday 25 July 11am-2:00pm in WA224 - The Conference Centre at the AUT City campus
The exhibition continues an existing conversation on bodily autonomy, self-representation and cultural heritage between Molly Rangiwai-McHale, Natasha Matila-Smith, and AUT alumni Louisa Afoa, who identify as ‘mixed-race brown women born of a generation well-versed in internet tongue and African-American vernacular English or slang’—on fleet, lit, turnt up.
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