The Gender, Leadership and Inclusion Centre (GLIC) is a thriving research community that bridges research and practice in the areas of gender, leadership and inclusion at work.

The GLIC is the hub for Cranfield’s long-standing international reputation for research, executive development and collaboration with industry and government to ensure an evidence-based approach to attaining every woman’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels in professional life. Read more Read less


  • Drive an international and applied research agenda in contemporary developments on gender diversity, including intersectionality, privilege and inclusive leadership
  • Collaborate with industry to identify and analyse gender diversity issues pertinent to industry and practitioners
  • Produce high quality academic research in partnership with organisations, policy partners and research councils
  • Disseminate our research insights for evidence-based solutions and practical impact
  • Feed our Thought Leadership into executive education on gender, leadership and inclusion