Equivalence means of same value, a prerequisite notion to anyone interested in increasing gender equity in our societies.
We want to open a dialogue about this notion of equivalence and how it looks like in everyday personal actions and corporate decisions.
We invite change agents: men and women who are making it happen in their team, industry and communities to have open conversations about their journey, practical tips, moments of doubt, and epiphanies.
Equivalence podcast is a part of EVE list, a not for profit organisation offering an unbiased source of info to people who aspire to make informed decisions and grow their career in companies who care about gender equity.
EP 14 - Building a great place to work
According to Mckinsey's latest report on post pandemic workplace trends, the COVID-19 crisis has supercharged transformations driven by automation and digitization, resulting in a corresponding skills shift. Everything that needed a change and was put to later now must be attended to. However, many realize that their organizations aren’t prepared for such a major shift.
While training and reskilling are essential and will act as the major levers to bridge the skills gap, a company needs to assess its culture and adjust its talent model as a whole to allow new talents to emerge, and innovate.
In this episode, Sophie chats with Tony Bond, the Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture. They discuss his personal journey, global trends post pandemic and practical ways to build a great workplace culture.
EP 13 - The transformative power of storytelling
"Educating girls is not about women vs men, it’s about our future vs our past."
Sophie and Ravinol discuss his journey from Krishna monk to entrepreneurship, building a B corp business, and using the power of storytelling to drive change.
His latest documentary " A road to Vrindavran" re-examines traditional gender roles.
Just as he is understanding the barriers girls face, he is hit with a challenge that sends him on a new line of discovery.
Will education bring them true equality or simply transform them into caged butterflies? How do you ensure lasting change?
A fascinating movie and conversation.
EP 12 - Changing the game in recruitment
Attracting, Retaining the best talent, and creating workspaces that are not only diverse but also inclusive is the challenge of tomorrow’s enterprises.
So how do we recruit for success in a global, complex, and fast-paced world?
How can we use technology to support us especially in areas where we humans may not always have it right?
Sophie and Helen discuss her entrepreneurial journey and her new venture, Diversely.
EP11 - Women in films: Fighting gender violence
Sophie chats with Multi Award-winning, film producer and director, Vibha Bakshi. An amazing conversation about ordinary men taking extraordinary actions, courage, determination, and how all of us can be active in fighting gender-based crimes.
Her last documentary SON RISE was selected to be part of the #HeforShe campaign and showed around the world to showcase the power of male allyship in changing cultural mindsets.
They also talk about making movies, keeping artistic decision making, financing, and Bollywood!
EP 10 - Gender equity in emerging technologies: women in cryptocurrency
Crypto has been the best performing asset class over the last year.
Bitcoin has consistently earned higher returns as compared to stocks, except in 2018. Still today, Bitcoin transactions account for just under 9% by women.
Furthermore, the lack of diversity in crypto has deep and lasting implications beyond the sense of a need for equal opportunity.
In this episode, Sophie discusses with an expert and early adopter of Bitcoin, Dubai-based lawyer, and certified blockchain expert, Irina Heaver the future of crypto's market and why women need to get in the game.
EP 09 - Women in tech: building a career in sales
Women are the future of B2B sales. Although they currently hold less than one-third of B2B sales jobs, research shows that women salespeople often outperform men.
Following the Covid lockdown, the ways we interact with customers is more flexible, Less travel heavy. Coupled with more women taking business buying roles, these trends pave the way for more women in sales roles. Since sales is a fast track to the C-suite, more women in sales will eventually lead to more women in leading positions.
In this episode, Sophie discusses with Sue Stephens building a career in tech, bold career moves and the great opportunities for women in sales.
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