Dr Jennifer de Vries - Public Speaking List
January 2010 - September 2018
Keynote Presentations / Speaking Invitations
From ‘missing ingredient’ to career accelerator: Everything you should know about sponsorship but never thought to ask Keynote speaker Biosciences Early Career Researchers (BECR) Summit University of Melbourne, 27 July 2018.
Leadership Conversations: Partners in Change Professional Staff Leaders, University of Auckland 17 May 2018
Navigating Gender Equality Medical Research Institutes HR Managers Conference, 15 Marc, 2018.
Building a gender equitable party: Mentoring and sponsorship as key ingredients for success WA Labour Party State Conference, Perth, Western Australia August 2017.
Sponsorship practices in higher education Universities Australia Executive Women (UAEW) Forum, Murdoch University 13 July 2017
Sponsorship in higher education careers Women’s Network, Radboud University 22 May 2017
Looking back, looking forward: Reflections on two decades of mentoring research and practice in higher education keynote address Old time accomplices: Mentors and mentees conference, University of Melbourne, 25-27 August 2016
Men and women as partners for change: moving from commitment to action in working for gender equality (with Tim Muirhead), HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia), The Shape of Higher Education, Fremantle 4-7 July 2016
Sponsorship and unconscious bias. Deakin University Gender Summit, Melbourne, 8 June 2016
Leadership Conversations: Mentoring and sponsorship to support career development University of Auckland, NZ 12 October, 2016
Organisational Culture Change: a STEM case study. National Contact Centre for Gender and Science and the University of Chemistry & Technology, Prague, 12 November 2015
Mentoring and Sponsorship: Tips for success. National Contact Centre for Gender and Science and the University of Chemistry & Technology, Prague, 11 November 2015
Mentoring and Sponsorship (for mentors). National Contact Centre for Gender and Science and the University of Chemistry & Technology, Prague, 11 November 2015
Sponsorship exposed: Everyday gendered practices in building careers. So, what does gender and diversity at work look like? A one day symposium. Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Griffith University, Brisbane, 27 October 2015
Partners for Change: Women & men working together to build more gender equitable workplaces. (with Tim Muirhead) WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy, 18 June 2015
Mentoring and Sponsorship: Practices and Programs in Higher Education, Oxford University, UK, 22 May 2105
Gender interventions in Academia: Re-connecting theory and practice, Academic seminar, Radboud University, Netherlands, 18 May 2015
Advances in Mentoring: Strategic approaches to mentoring and sponsorship for diverse target groups, 1 day conference, Mentoring – An Instrument to Promote Equality at Universities: Status Quo, New Developments, and Challenges, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, 8 May 2015
Some things change, some stay the same: Gender change processes in a STEM Faculty, Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Griffith University, 24 February 2015
The role of sponsorship in women’s leadership development, Senior Women’s Leadership Network, University of Auckland June 25, 2014
Mentoring...What's in it for me? Australian Health Promotion Association WA Branch June 18, 2014
Gender Inertia. Using Acker's gendering processes as an analytical tool to explore gender inequality in a STEM Faculty Innsbruck University, Austria, March 18, 2014
Some things change, some stay the same: Gender change processes in a STEM Faculty, Equity Practitioners Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) Conference, November 27, 2013 Perth, Australia.
Lean In? You must be joking! Women in Engineering WA AGM Guest Speaker November 26, 2013
Some things change, some stay the same: Gender change processes in a STEM Faculty, Auckland University of Technology, October 30, 2013
Making the most of mentoring Equity and Staff Development Forum, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science, University of Melbourne August 7, 2013
Creating and building the impetus for change: research informing practice Launch of the Network for ATHENA co-ordinators at Cambridge University, October 3, 2013, UK
Looking Ahead: Frameworks for Change, A strategic conversation for senior men and women at Durham University, October 1, 2013
The ‘bifocal approach’ to mentoring for development and change, Invited presentation to the annual meeting of Austrian Equity Practitioners and Mentoring Program co- ordinators, University Innsbruck, September 23, 2013, Austria.
Moving Forward: Building more gender equitable, diverse, inclusive and innovative organisations Women in Resources Reference Group, Chamber of Minerals and Energy, June 13, 2013.
A tale of 4 mentors: The mentoring continuum. Healthways Leadership Development Program: Celebrating ten years. April 9, 2013.
The personal connection: Mentoring for development and change. Engineers Australia WA Division – Women in Engineering 28 August, 2012.
A ‘bifocal’ makeover: Women only programs as strategic interventions for building more gender equitable workplaces Royal Institute for Technology KTH, Stockholm May 23, 2011.
A ‘bifocal’ makeover: Women only programs as strategic interventions for building more gender equitable workplaces Oxford Learning Institute, Oxford University, UK, October 13, 2011.
Gender change and interventions in organizing University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law October 26, 2011 (with Marieke van den Brink, Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Women’s programs as a novel gender intervention: linking agency and structure using the ‘bifocal approach Örebro University Departmental seminar, June 9, 2011.
A ‘bifocal makeover’: women only programs as strategic interventions for building more gender equitable workplaces Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands 30 June 2011
Key developments in research and conceptualisation of women’s career strategies: Keynote speaker, Universities Australia Executive Women Career Development Workshop for Women, March 24, 2011, LH Martin Institute, Melbourne
A bifocal approach to mentoring: applications for evaluation. Keynote speaker, Workshop of the Evaluation Working Group of ‘Forum Mentoring’, July 6 2010, Frankfurt, Germany .
Translating good intentions into good practice: A bifocal approach to mentoring. Keynote speaker, Mentoring Day, Dutch Network of Women Professors, June 25 2010, Utrecht, Netherlands.
The role of mentors: Translating good intentions into good practice. Invited speaker, launch of the mentoring scheme for women academics, Radboud University, June 24 2010, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Translating good intentions into good practice Two seminar presentations, University of Tasmania, June 1 &3 2010, Hobart & Launceston, Tasmania.
Surgeons, women surgeons, surgeons who are women: what has gender got to do with it? An exploration of women in male dominated professions. Women in Surgery, Royal Australaisan College of Surgeons Congress, Perth March 18, 2010.
The bifocal approach: Designing mentoring to develop women and change the organisation. Keynote speaker, Mentor Training and Coaching, eument-net International Workshop, February 25, 2010, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Rethinking mentoring as a strategy for gendered change, Guest Speaker, February 8 2010, University of Technology. Sydney.
de Vries, J. 2018, Engaging men in the work of gender equity. No ‘male champions’ please. Examining partnership as a model for transformative changein 10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (20-22 August), Dublin, Ireland.
de Vries, J. 2018, Sponsorship: Duty or discretion? Developing leaders’ sponsorship practices beyond advantaging the favoured few. in 10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (20-22 August), Dublin, Ireland.
de Vries, J and Muirhead, T. 2018, Champions or Partners? Engaging men in the work of gender equity, in Gender, Work and Organization Conference (13-16 June), Sydney, Australia.
de Vries, J and Muirhead, T. 2016 Men and women as partners for change: moving from commitment to action in working for gender equality, HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia), The Shape of Higher Education, Fremantle 4-7 July 2016
Guillemin, M and de Vries, J. 2015, Poster: Mentoring: A focus on organisational change to enable individual careers, Gender Summit 7, EU, 6-7 November, Berlin, Germany
de Vries, J. 2015, Poster: Is my bias showing? The role of sponsorship in building scientific careers, Gender Summit 7, EU, 6-7 November, Berlin, Germany
van den Brink, M and de Vries, J. 2014, Better than nothing? The detrimental effects of gender and diversity interventions, 28th ANZAM Conference (December 3-5), Sydney, Australia
de Vries, J. 2014, Chasing our tails: First mentoring, now sponsorship?, 8th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (September 3-5), Vienna, Austria
de Vries, J. 2013, The ‘bifocal approach’ to mentoring for development and change, Equity Practitioners Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) Conference (27-29 November), Perth, Australia
de Vries, J. 2012, Gendered Executive Leaders of Gender Change, in 28th European Group on Organization Studies (EGOS) (5-7 July), Helsinki, Finland. (refereed short and full paper). Now submitted for publication
de Vries, J. 2012, Getting in the door, building partnerships and creating sustainable change: Key issues for gender change interventions, in Gender, Work and Organization Conference (27-29 June), Keele. UK. (refereed abstract)
GEXcel Closing Conference October 21, 2011 Paper in intervention stream chaired by Teresa Rees. Tackling the theory practice gap: pursuing gendered organizational change through a ‘bifocal approach
GEXcel Closing Conference October 21, Panel member: The Paradox of Change and Interventions (Chair: Louise Morley)
GEXcel Launch May 16 (with Marieke van den Brink) In the eye of the storm. Gender Scholars within Gender Change Interventions in academia: a sustainable approach?
de Vries, J. 2011, Swimming against the tide of gender irrelevance: Rendering gender relevant to individuals, in Gender, Work and Organization Conference (22-24 June), Amsterdam, Netherlands. (refereed abstract)
de Vries, J. 2010c, Benevolent colleagues or radical change agents? Rethinking mentoring to challenge, not maintain the status quo, in XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology (11-18 July), Gothenburg, Sweden. (refereed abstract)
de Vries, J. 2010b, Tackling the theory practice gap: Pursuing organizational change through a bifocal approach, in 26th European Group on Organization Studies (EGOS) (28 June – 3 July), Lisbon, Portugal. (refereed paper) Also selected for Early Career Pre- colloquium.
de Vries, J. 2010a, 'They [men] don't see it is all lopsided for them', in Gender, Work and Organization Conference (21 – 23 June), Keele. UK. (refereed abstract)
Gender and Diversity Unit guest lecturer, Radboud Summer School, Nijmegen, the Netherlands August, 2017
4 day intensive guest lecture and seminar program in Masters level Gender, Work and Organisation Unit, Innsbruck University, March 2014 and repeated May 2015
Developing a gender strategy Guest lecture in Masters Unit, Managing Workplace Diversity, UWA Business School, March 2015
Gender in the Workplace Lecture and tutorial in Introduction to Human Resource Management, postgraduate class (UWA Business School) April 2009 and repeated May 2010