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Diversity Dividend

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Mark Eaton - Organizer

Michael Böss - Speaker

Gert Tinggaard Svendsen - Speaker

Bessma Momani - Speaker

Jillian Stark - Speaker

How and why does diversity have a positive impact on revenue and productivity in Canadian workplaces? Can the Canadian experience with diversity be replicated in other national settings?Join us to hear Canadian scholars Bessma Momani and Jillian Stirk discuss these and other questions as they present the findings of their study Diversity Dividend: Canada’s Global Advantage (published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Canada, and The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, 2017). Following their presentation, Momani and Stirk will be joined by a group of AU academics in a Q & A session focussing on how the findings and recommendations of this Canadian study could be understood and applied in the Danish context.•Bessma Momani is a senior fellow of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and a professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the University of Waterloo.•Jillian Stirk is a former ambassador to Nor-way and had a 30 year career in the Canadian foreign service. She is an associate at the Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue.•Gert Tinggaard Svendsen is a professor of public policy in the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University, Director of the Danish Social Capital Project (SoCap), and a leading expert on social trust.•Michael Böss is a professor emeritus in the School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University. He is one of Denmark’s foremost Canadian Studies scholars and public commentators on Canadian affairs.Organised by the Canadian Studies Centre (Dept. of English, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University) and the Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of Denmark.
30 Jan 2018


SeminarDiversity Dividend
LocationAarhus University
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