As part of the Department of Human Resource Management research series, Professor Collete Fagan will discuss trends and the European gender quota for corporate boards. There's no need to register, just come along and join us.
Collete Fagan is a Professor of Sociology and the Deputy Dean (with lead responsibility for research) of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester, UK. She's a non-executive member of the Board of Governors of the University of Manchester.
Colette is the UK national academic expert in the European Commission's Expert Network on Employment and Gender Equality, which is coordinated by the Fondazione Giacome Brodolini, in Italy. She was one of the coordinators of the previous formation of these networks (2004-7 expert group on gender, social inclusion and employment).
Her other international research collaborations include participation in the European Comission FP6 Network of Excellence Reconciling Work and Welfare in Europe (RECWOWE, 2007–11).
Collete's academic consultancies include research papers and reports for:
- European Commission
- European Trade Union Institute
- European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
- International Labour Office
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
- United Nations Development Fund for Women in Central and Eastern Europe
- UK Trades Union Congress
Collete's recent academic publications include:
- C. Fagan, M. González, M., and S. Gomez (eds.) (2012) Women on corporate boards and in top management: European trends and policy
- Palgrave; C. Fagan and H. Norman (2013) Men and gender equality: tackling gender equality in family roles and in social care jobs in F. Bettio, J. Plantenga and M. Smith (Eds) Gender and the European Labour Market, Routledge
- C. Fagan and P. Walthery (2011) Individual working-time adjustments between full-time and part-time working in European firms. Social Politics vol 18, no.2
To find out more, read Collete's publication Women on corporate boards in Europe.