University conference organizers take action after academics object to an event agenda filled solely with male speakers.
As U.S. states begin to recognize that the gender spectrum spans beyond male or female, Equality Institute founder Bernadette Smith thinks business events have an opportunity to follow suit — thereby creating an inclusive, respectful environment for all attendees.
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The conference that organizers called 'a fueling station for people working to achieve a more gender-equal world' found the perfect fit in Vancouver.
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