International Women's Day 2012 - Women and Work Research Group Seminar

Professor Geraldine Healy ; Dr Jennifer Tomlinson

8th Mar 2012 12:00pm-2:00pm Darlington Centre

Professor Geraldine Healy will present on 'Gender, migration and place of qualification of UK doctors - perceptions of inequality, morale and career aspiration' drawn from her recent book on 'Diversity, Ethnicity, Migration and Work - international perspectives' (with Franklin Oikelome, Palgrave, 2011).

Professor Geraldine Healy, is a Visiting Professor to the Women and Work Research Group in early 2012. She is Director of the Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity (CRED) in the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London. Her recent work has explored inequalities in different contexts including the intersectionality between gender and ethnicity, gendered careers in academia, diversity, migration and gender in the health services, women in trade union leadership - a UK/US comparative study.

Dr Jennifer Tomlinson will present on 'Female part-time managers: career trajectories, role models and aspirations'

Dr Jennifer Tomlinson is a Visiting Scholar to Work and Organisational Studies and the Women and Work Research Group in 2012. She is Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations in the Leeds University Business School. Her research focus on gender (in)equality at work includes examining the regulation of part-time work, occupational gender segregation, gender and ethnicity in the legal profession in England and Wales, and the careers of women returners.