Why Gender and Diversity?

The Concepts of Gender and Diversit

Gender: Gender as a social category plays a major role in professional life. Culturally inherited gender roles affect how performance, working methods, and appearance are valued and influence the distribution of recognition, advancement opportunities, income, and much more.

Diversity: Furthermore, additional categories of difference such as age, social class, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation have various affects on an individual’s or a group’s access to spaces, resources, and opportunities

Gender and diversity skills as key professional qualifications:

  • A prerequisite for positions in HR management and corporate administration at German and international companies
  • Basic qualification for tasks in the areas of anti-discrimination, equality, and diversity management in businesses, institutions, and organizations
  • Foundation for training in facilitation, teamwork, and leadership skills

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