‘No chivalry is not dead – but it’s about time it was’


Benevolent sexism is the phenomenon where men offer women specific courtesies in the name of chivalry. Although widely accepted, benevolent sexism is problematic because it assumes that women are inherently less capable and more sensitive than men.

Research indicates that benevolent sexism makes women feel incompetent, less respected at work by their peers, and at times, in danger. So, while uncomfortable, we do need to talk about benevolent sexism.

We’re thrilled to explore benevolent sexism with guest speaker Beatrice Alba, researcher, academic and author and a gender diverse panel from our network!

Read on to learn more about the upcoming webinar.

1 PM - 2 PM AEST


Event format  Introduction to benevolent sexism with guest speaker, academic and author Beatrice Alba, who will help us define benevolent sexism and share the latest research on the impact of benevolent sexism. Open up the conversation by inviting our panel to reflect on benevolent sexism in our workplaces and what we can do to proactively and respectfully address it. Q&A session with audience where participants are encouraged to add their questions in zoom. This is going to be an honest and lively discussion, so please join us!  Our panel A gender diverse panel from our network will be joining the…

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