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Looking for Women Managers for Research

01/24/2003 09:09:19

The Centre for Training & Development (CETAD) at Lancaster University is looking for women managers to participate in an exciting research and personal development programme, starting in February 2003.

Women throughout Lancashire & Cumbria will have the opportunity to explore issues for women managers in the 21st Century workplace such as direct and indirect discrimination in employment, recruitment, pay, occupational isolation, segregation, progression and juggling roles.

The focus will be on identifying practical solutions to some of the issues identified, developing support networks; shaping future learning and development opportunities for women managers.

Participants may be:

Currently employed (not necessarily paid eg Non-executive Directors, Board members)

Involved in shaping the financial well-being of their organisation (eg securing funding; best value delivery; budget control)

From public, private or voluntary organisations

Aspiring to senior management positions

Ann Southworth (CETAD Programme Manager) said:

"This is a very exciting opportunity for women managers. Using the direct experience of women we will be able to identify and address some of the difficulties they continue to face in the workplace."

This project is jointly funded by the European Social Fund and Learning & Skills Council Cumbria / Lancashire.

Interested women should contact Ann Southworth or Ruby Allamby at CETAD on 01524 593318 or (email:

Closing date for applications: 7 February 2003