The GHILG meetings are scheduled once per quarter, typically on the third Thursday of the slated month. The meetings of the year listed below feature informative topics, OFCCP and EEOC development updates, and Q & A opportunities. The fourth meeting is a networking lunch that offers excellent opportunities to meet AA/EEO practitioners and agency representatives.
Third Quarter 2018 – Meeting Details
July 19, 2018
11:45 am – 4:00 pm (Lunch will be served from 11:45 am – 1:00 pm)
Rice University – BRC (Bioscience Research Collaborative Building)
6500 Main St. (between Dryden and University)
Houston, Texas 77005
Candid Conversation on the “science” of women at work: Dr. Eden B. King
The progress and possibilities for women at work are increasing, yet challenges persist. Popular news outlets and social media memes proclaim facts and findings, but what about the science behind women at work? Join Rice University Professor Dr. Eden B. King as she brings a psychological and academic perspective to the “science” of women at work and discusses how organizations can support their success.
- Learn about social science research on the topics of gender and behavior in the workplace
- Understand successes and challenges for women at work through an academic lens
- Discuss how the science behind women at work applies to life at your organizations
This is an opportunity for candid conversation on how to address the challenges that women may experience in the workplace.
Dr. King, an Associate Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Rice University, is pursuing a program of research that seeks to guide the equitable and effective management of diverse organizations. This work has yielded over 100 scholarly products and has been featured in the New York Times, Good Morning America, and the Harvard Business Review. Dr. King has also consulted on applied projects related to climate initiatives, selection systems, and diversity training programs. She is currently a Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Management and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Business and Psychology. Dr. King published a book, “How Women Can Make it Work: The Science of Success” and was honored with the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia’s Rising Star Award.
Agency Updates: EEOC Update from Joe Bontke
OFCCP Update from Karen Hyman