GGEC19: Gender Economics Conference 2019

The GGEC19 combines industry and academic perspectives on #GenderEconomics with a focus on resilience and sustainability.

The GGEC19 presented by The Centre for Gender Economics in conjunction with RMIT University will explore sustainability and quadruple bottom line reporting (economic, environment, social and gender). Over two exciting days, speakers across academia and industry will challenge thinking around gender, economics and social environments

Date: 23–24 October 2019
Time: 8:00 AM-04:30 PM
Venue: Storey Hall, RMIT City campus (Building 16) 336–348 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Register: Eventbrite

Gender Economics will be examined through the lens of Policy, Economics, Environment, and Innovation and Health, with each component of the conference having relevance to economics and gender. Gender Economics is not just about women, but rather how gender is often exploited for economic gain. Gender Economics can also be helpful when looking at innovation and how gendered thinking impacts innovation in relation to current business models.

The GGEC19 will include inspirational industry and academic speakers from across the globe to the topic to life. Selected academic papers will be published in two journals, "Contemporary issues in Business and Government " and "International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development".

GGEC19 Speakers include:

  • Susanne Moore, CEO Ambidio Consulting 

  • Lin Surch, Founder and Chief Executive Beyond Gender

  • Melissa Griffiths, Transgender Speaker

  • Ian Sharpe, Gender Equality Advocate and co MC GGEC19

  • Jacqueline Winstanley, Founder and CEO Universal Inclusion 

  • Amelia Foxton – Media Personality and Entertainment Industry

  • Mark Latchford, Associate Director NFP Pride in Diversity

Challenge yourself to think outside the box and develop new solutions to old problems. 

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer