Finnish society is becoming more diverse. Our companies operate in a global market, and our universities are increasingly internationalising both their faculties and student bodies. The most innovative and disruptive ideas tend to originate from interdisciplinary and diverse teams.
However, many bottlenecks still remain in fostering diversity and inclusion. Gender roles continue to guide young people’s choices, and a non-Finnish name may slow down career advancement.
How do multinational corporations plan and implement practices of diversity and inclusion? How can startups and NGOs from different walks of life enhance diversity and inclusion in the societies that they are embedded in?
Join us for an inspiring morning with our speakers from both academia and the business community:
- Rebecca Piekkari, Marcus Wallenberg Professor of International Business, Aalto University
- Sami Itani, CEO, Adecco Finland
- Kristina Sweet, CEO, The Shortcut
Sign up to the event by Sunday 31 January through this link (opens in a new tab).
Webcasting link will be added on this page closer to the event.
KAUTE talks x Aalto University is a new webinar series bringing together representatives from the industry and academia, to discuss and learn about world-shaping phenomena of our time through focused and thought-provoking presentations.
The webinar series is part of the official program of the Year of Research-Based Knowledge 2021. The Year of Research-Based Knowledge is a joint initiative organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Academy of Finland and the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies. Its aim is to make research-based knowledge even more visible and accessible, and to intensify the collaboration between organisations working with research-based knowledge.