21 September 2021 | 16.30 – 18.30 hrs
21 October 2021 |09.00 - 12.00 hrs
23 October 2021 |09.00 - 18.00 hrs
Gender equality across industries project (GEAI) is funded by the U.S. Consulate General, with the vision to raise public awareness in the "gender equality" issues, which have been existing across many fields and sectors in Vietnam. The project for 2021-2022 has been approved to focus on 4 industries: Press & Media, Healthcare, Retails & Beauty & Education.
Press & Media has been selected for our opening and first industry. Gender equality is the 5th goal among UN's 17 sustainable development goals by 2030, and this matter has been long discussed for the Media and Journalism industry across the globe. The most frequent topics are: the gender inequality at the decision-making level, the lack of equal gender representation in media content, and the rights of women media workers. At GEAI, we do not stop only at women empowerment, but rather focus on gender equality and diversity. It covers any gender minority presenting in a certain industry, regardless if they are men, women, or LGBTQ+. Joining the panel discussion, the audience can hear the diverse voices from the stakeholders, as well as to see a broader picture to the gender equality matter in the Vietnam market for Press & Media.
CEO - Isobar Vietnam
Founder - AI Education
Director - ICS Center
Cultural Affairs Officer The U.S. Consulate General
Partner & CEOForbes Vietnam
Co.Head of Strategy & PlanningDentsu Redder
Senior Communication Lecturer RMIT University
Thursday - 21 October 2021
MORNING: Raising Awareness
Friday - 22 October 2021
MORNING: Diversity & Equal Challenges at workplace
Saturday - 23 October 2021
MORNING – Diversity & Equal Challenges at workplace (Con’t)
AFTERNOON: Gender Equality Champion
The project time lasts for 2 months after the intensive training days, when you will team up with other passionate individuals to work on a selected project. Upon the completion of the second training day, each team will develop an action plan together, and have 8 weeks to reach their setting goals.
Has it been a challenging journey for everyone? Any fruitful result have you achieved? What does gender equality mean for you, and how is the current situation in your industry? Inspire others to be the champion of change like you too.
Who will be the ideal candidate to join this outstanding training program? Who can apply to join this special-designed training in the field of gender equity, diversity and inclusion at workplace?
It will be face to face at The American Center. However, training method might be changed to hybrid or online depend on the unforeseen circumstances, such as pandemic, disaster, etc.
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Training will be conducted in Vietnamese / Ngôn ngữ training bằng Tiếng Việt
1. Self introduction 2. Why do you want to apply for this training program? 3. If selected, how do you plan to share your knowledge and help raise awareness of gender equality to your colleagues and partners in the industry?
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