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Arqus Alliance: call for abstracts for the conference "Women & Governance"

From November 30, 2021 to December 1, 2021

Applications close on June 30, 2021

On November 30 and December 1st, 2021 the Univeristé de Lyon is organising the conference “Women and Governance: issues and impacts of Women’s participation in decisions of public and private organizations". It will include plenary sessions, thematic sessions, roundtables and events promoting exchanges and discussions between practitioners and researchers.

Arqus partners are welcome to participate in the conference, whose goal is to bring researchers and practitioners together to reflect on the following themes:

  • The impact of gender diversity and the place of women in public and private sector governance.
  • The impact of gender diversity and the place of women in art, sport, trade unions, associations.
  • The impact of culture and stereotypes in the world on women's representation in governance bodies.
  • Non-governmental organizations: women, peace and security fields.
  • The characteristics and results of new mixed governance models: economic and social performance. New governance models, anti-stereotyping and good practices.
  • Characteristics of women in governance participation: leadership and management type, decision-making, risk-taking, resilience and inclusion.
  • Mixed decision-making: alignment of decision-making, alignment of stakeholders and decision, bias in decision-making, decision-making and sharing, measurement of the quality of decision-making.
  • Women in the governance of large international companies, family-owned enterprises,
  • SMEs, start-ups or innovative/technological SMEs.
  • The impact of gender diversity and the place of women on executive committees and executive committees.
  • The characteristics, roles and evolution of women entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs and women investors.

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