Intersectionality in institutional change processes

Intersectionality in institutional change processes in academic organisations
  • 1 July 2020
  • 12.00-13.10 cest
Learning objectives
  • Introduce the concept of intersectionality, its origins and its relevance to institutional change
  • Highlight key differences between intersectionality, multiple discrimination and diversity perspectives
  • Present methodological challenges to the application of intersectional approaches to institutional change in universities
Who is it for?
  • Human resource officers
  • Researchers
  • Gender equality officers / focal persons; Equality / diversity officers
  • Middle managers aiming to start the path towards institutional change
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Tony McMahon

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Trinity College Dublin

Tony McMahon is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Trinity College Dublin. He has had a deep involvement in Gender Equality Plans, both as a member of Trinity’s Athena SWAN institutional self-assessment team (SAT), and as a member of the Trinity team for the INTEGER and SAGE projects since 2013. With a professional background in Human Resources, Tony was previously Director of Human Resources in Trinity from 2007 to 2014. He has trained as an unconscious bias and diversity training provider and has delivered face-to-face and on line training across his university and in other organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, and Masters in Business Studies from UCD and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD).