Title: 'Don't call us millennials': Majority of young people say term does not represent them
Date: 24 July 2017
Publication: Telegraph online
Professor Elisabeth Kelan featured in an article in The Telegraph discussing how young people perceive the term 'Millennial'. Professor Kelan explained 'The term "millennial" came about because young people were unhappy at being called "Generation Y" - because it was too closely related to the previous group, Generation X, those born in the mid 1960s to early 1980s'.
Title: Everyday Inclusion
Date: 20 November 2016
Professor Elisabeth Kelan featured in Briefing Magazine where she discussed inclusion in the workplace. Professor Kelan highlighted that simply offering an unconscious bias training course will not achieve the desired culture change. The training can be implemented as a first step in developing a more gender-inclusive culture. Professor Kelan further explained 'biases have ingrained themselves into our mind over a lifetime and it can be expected that it will take a while to change them.'
Title: Bell rings for feminist 'fight clubs' at work
Date: 03 October 2016
Publication: Financial Times
Dr Anne Laure Humbert featured in an article in the Financial Times discussing the various ways that women are held back by men in the workplace. Dr Humbert explained 'what's happening is even more dangerous because there is this myth that we have achieved gender equality. Sexism is now ingrained within the culture and culture is incredibly hard to change.' Dr Humbert's research with MIT was also mentioned as they are conducting a study into how often women are interrupted by men in meetings.
Title: All-male panels face backlash
Date: 29 September 2016
Publication: The Financial Times
Professor Elisabeth Kelan featured in a piece in the Financial Times analysing gender diversity at events and how a lack of women speakers and all-male panels still exist at many events. Professor Kelan highlights the importance of the presence of women on panels not only to 'represent the views of a woman' but also to 'serve as experts in their field.'
Title: Diversity at the top: changing the upper tiers of the public finance profession
Date: 19 May 2016
Publication: Public Finance
Professor Elisabeth Kelan was featured in Public Finance in a piece discussing the various methods of improving diversity in higher roles within an organisation. Professor Kelan explains 'training can help hiring managers become more aware of their biases' and that 'equility should be reinforced before selection interviews.'
Title: The weaker sex
Date: 07 March 2016
Publication: The Economist
Speaking in the Economist, Professor Elisabeth Kelan explained that boys are being outclassed by girls at both school and university, yet women seem to choose ‘unambitious’ career paths while men rise through the ranks.