Seminar on Women Discrimination at Work Place in Islamabad

G.jpgCenter for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE), Islamabad is a private sector, non profit academic institute of higher learning which has been instrumental in fulfilling its social responsibilities through various ways and means.

In order to meet its societal obligations, CASE is actively involved in addressing the critical social issues coming out of information and knowledge age. Main purpose is to ease out the adverse effects by voicing the concern of less privileged/oppressed or ignored segment of society, especially in knowledge workforce/corporate business environment.

To address the growing trend of “Gender Based Discrimination” against female workforce, on job related issues, CASE, is organizing a series of “Panel Discussions” , where these issues, will be focused and using the “collective wisdom of house”, some workable short and medium term set of recommendations will be suggested. These in turn, may lead to a formulation of long term strategy.

A special two hour session was arranged by CASE few weeks ago and Dr Judi Sutter has delivered a talk on Female issues at Work place. CASE is now sponsoring its second session in this series of seminar on female work force on 1st of November. Details are as follows.

Topic: “Female Discrimination in Compensation, Status & Job Responsibilities at Work Place”
Panel Theme: “Role of Civil Society in Breaking the “Glass Ceiling” Effect of Women’s Professional Growth in Corporate Environment”

Venue: CASE Auditorium, 19 -Ataturk Avenue, G-5/1,Islamabad
Date: 1st November, 2007 (Thursday)
Time: 4:00 pm
Refreshments: 6:00 pm
Participation By Invitation /Registration Only

Concerned professionals from Industry and Business/Academia will come to share their experience. For details contact:

Ms Maryam Zafar
Assistant HR Manager, CASE
051-2871700- 02 ext. 421
Fax: +92-51-2871703
Email: pk

1 Comment so far

  1. ALLKNOWING (unregistered) on October 30th, 2007 @ 5:41 am

    Backpacker: – Thanks for this notice on a very important subject. It will be useful if you can post a summary of the outcome/findings/recommendations of the seminary for those of us who are unable to attend.

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