Business School Alumni


Effects of Gender on Women's Career Progression & Entrepreneurial Activity

Webinar via MS Teams
Thursday 16th July 2020 (16:45-18:15)

Time: 4.45pm - 6.15pm (GMT +8)

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Women in the workplace still face challenges in relation to career progression and entrepreneurship. These challenges tend to greater in ‘traditionally male’ disciplines - such as science, engineering, technology and medicine – and professions such as law and finance. Dr Lorna Treanor, from Nottingham University Business School UK, talks about her research, explaining how these challenges arise and manifest and highlighting the important role men have in ensuring equality in the modern workplace..

This event is free and open to alumni and invited guests. Places are limited so please RSVP by 13 July using the online registration link.

Speaker’s Profile

Speaker: Dr Lorna Treanor, Assistant Professor and Divisional Director at the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, NUBS UK

Lorna is a Divisional Research Director at the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nottingham University Business School, UK. She is also Consulting Editor of the International Small Business Journal and a co-founder of the Gender & Enterprise Network. Lorna has published widely on entrepreneurial behaviour, particularly the influence of gender upon entrepreneurial activity, and entrepreneurship education. Her work has been published in Human Relations, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, and the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research among others.   


Time  Description
4:45pm (GMT +8)  Welcome Remarks
  • Dr Lau Chee Kwong, NUBS Malaysia and Associate Professor of Accounting
5:00pm  Masterclass
  • Dr Lorna Treanor, FRSA, FHEA
5:45pm  Q&A

About the NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series

Organised by NUBS Malaysia Executive Education, the NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series 2020 provides a platform to connect the university community, alumni and industry partners in engaging sessions with thought leaders on contemporary business ideas and challenges.

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