Episode 09: Gender at Work Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations


Episode 09: Gender at Work Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations

In 2015, Gender at Work founders and podcast hosts Aruna Rao and David Kelleher, along with Gender at Work Senior Associate, Joanne Sandler and Knowledge Strategist, Carol Miller, collaborated to write a book that has proven to be a must-read for feminists. Gender at Work: Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations is a culmination of four activists’ dedication, experience and thought leadership developing and employing a holistic approach to improve gender equality globally. In this ninth episode, we speak with the authors behind this compelling book and take a deep dive into the Gender at Work Analytical Framework which forms its foundation. By offering our listeners a clear exposition of what we really mean by our analytical framework and “change matrix”, the authors shed light on a force for change in both thinking and practice – and hence, hopefully in the lives of women and other oppressed genders around the world.

“Promoting gender equality is not just a complex social engineering project; it also requires difficult internal changes in the institutions ostensibly committed to this project. This volume assembles case histories of feminist institutional change – and stories of feminist warriors’ struggles — that project in vivid, accessible detail the triumphs and traumas of institutional change processes. It cannot fail to inspire.”

Anne Marie Goetz, Professor, Center for Global Affairs, School of Professional Studies, New York University, USA

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