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Everyone Can Do Something: Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace

Gender bias is no longer solely overt and explicit. It can show up in subtle, but no less damaging, ways. Sharmili Majmudar of Women Employed will share tactics that any individual, regardless of their position, can use to interrupt gender bias and advance gender equity in the workplace.

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Friday, March 8, 2019
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
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Gender bias is no longer solely overt and explicit. It can show up in subtle, but no less damaging, ways. Sharmili Majmudar of Women Employed will share tactics that any individual, regardless of their position, can use to interrupt gender bias and advance gender equity in the workplace.

Sharmili Majmudar is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Women Employed. She develops and leads Women Employed’s collaborations with employers to improve workplace practices. She heads the organization’s advocacy efforts for the voluntary implementation of fair scheduling practices and other aspects of good quality jobs so employees can achieve economic stability.

Sharmili also serves on the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Fund, a public foundation that supports grassroots organizations doing racial, social, and economic justice work in the Chicago area. She was featured as one of 2014’s National Asian Pacific Women’s Forum’s Everyday Sheroes, is a recipient of the Chicago Foundation for Women's Impact Award, and was honored at the Chicago Woman Magazine’s International Women Leaders Luncheon in 2017.

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