Research demonstrates that there is a gender gap in education enrollment, employment outcomes, and salaries post-graduation. Considering that studies have also linked gender-balanced and diversity to improved performance in the private sector, it’s no wonder that higher education institutions are collaborating more with the private sector – not only to increase the employability of their students but also to address this gap.
In this webinar you’ll learn:
About Gender Gaps in Education and Employment
How the Private Sector is Taking Action
Strategies for Higher Education Institutions
Tips for Approaching the Private Sector
Our panel of higher education experts will share practical information and global examples to support institutions that want to improve the employability of both gender
Hiromichi Katayama is the Program Specialist for the Youth, Literacy, and Skills Development Unit at UNESCO. He coordinates the development of skills assessment and anticipation in the Middle East and North Africa regions, and the advancement of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) management information systems in sub-Saharan Africa. He also leads UNESCO’s TVET policy reviews around the world.
Sanola A. Daley is the Gender Lead for Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Services, Health, and Education at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). She advises IFC’s private sector clients on how to integrate gender equality into their operations through effective, sustainable, and impactful solutions.
Dina Nicholasis the Global Lead for the Employability Program, Vitae at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). She manages assessments and implementation plans to improve employability services at higher education institutions all over the globe.
Amy Refaat is the webinar moderator for this session as well as Senior Private Sector Specialist for IFC’s Vitae program for employability in higher education.