08:00  Breakfast and Registration

09:00  Welcome

09:10  Opening Remarks


Sonia Kang, Associate Professor, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, University of Toronto Mississauga

09:20  Morning Keynote: Gender Stereotypes As Cause and Consequence of the Domestic and Occupational Division of Labor


Alice Eagly, Professor, Psychology and Management and Organizations, Northwestern University

10:05  Lessons from Practice: Social Norms and Women’s Labor Force Participation in Jordan


Varun Gauri, Senior Economist, Development Economics Vice Presidency, World Bank

10:20  Networking Break

10:40  Roots of (In)Equality: Insights from Child Psychology and Education


Panel Discussion with:

Jeewan ChanickaSuperintendent Equity, Anti-Racism & Anti-Oppression, Toronto District School Board
Andrei Cimpian, Associate Professor, Psychology, New York University
Christia Spears Brown, Professor, Developmental Psychology, University of Kentucky

Moderator: Nam Kiwanuka, Host, The Agenda in the Summer, TVO

11:40  Lessons from Practice: The Power of Investing with a Gender Lens

Jackie VanderBrug, Managing Director and Investment Strategist, Chief Investment Office (CIO), Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM), Bank of America Corporation

11:55  Lunch

12:45  Afternoon Keynote:
What works: Gender Equality by Design


Iris Bohnet, Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

13:30  Beyond the Hashtag: Moving Toward Real Change


Panel Discussion with:

Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor, Management and Organizations, New York University
Katy Milkman, Evan C Thompson Endowed Term Chair for Excellence in Teaching and Associate Professor, Operations, Information and Decisions, University of Pennsylvania

Eric Singler, General Manager of BVA, Global CEO BVA Nudge Unit, & PRS IN VIVO Managing Director

Moderator: Maydianne Andrade, Vice-Dean Faculty Affairs & Equity, Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto Scarborough

14:30  Networking Break

14:50  Male is a Gender Too: Bringing Masculinity into the Conversation


Panel Discussion with:

Humberto Carolo, Executive Director, White Ribbon
Jamil Jivani, Visiting Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School; Founder, Citizen Empowerment Project
CJ Pascoe, Associate Professor, Sociology; David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar, University of Oregon

Moderator: Nouman Ashraf, Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, University of Toronto

15:50  Lessons from Practice: Applying Behavioral Insights to Tackle the Gender Pay Gap in the UK 


Rony Hacohen, Advisor, The UK Behavioural Insights Team

16:05  Lessons from Practice: Learning from Walmart's Global Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative


Kathleen McLaughlin, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation

16:20  Moving the Needle on Diversity: A Conversation


Panel Discussion with Varun Gauri, Rony Hacohen, Kathleen McLaughlin, & Jackie VanderBrug

Moderator: Sarah Kaplan, Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

16:50  Closing Remarks


Rose Patten, Chancellor, University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Special Advisor, CEO and Senior Executives, BMO Financial Group

17:00  Evening Reception


*Please note: this program is preliminary and subject to change.