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Why feminist ethics of care are more important than ever

An Athena SWAN Seminar, celebrating International Women's Day 2021.

  • 8 Mar 2021, 11.00am to 8 Mar 2021, 12.30pm GMT
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

The School of Management's Athena SWAN committee are hosting a seminar to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD). Professor Marianna Fotaki will explain why feminist ethics of care are more important than ever. The theme for IWD 2021 is "Choose to Challenge" - it encourages us to call out gender bias and inequality that we observe in the outside world. We're asked to be responsible, not only for our own thoughts and actions, but also for others around us who we might influence.

This event will take place on Teams.


Marianna Fotaki is a Professor of Business Ethics at Warwick Business School. Her research focuses on markets, consumerism and leadership in public services in the EU and economies in transition; gender and ethics of diversity in organisations; and business ethics and the impact of business in society with focus on institutional corruption.

Marianna holds degrees in medicine, health economics, and a PhD in public policy. Before joining academia she worked as a medical doctor, as a volunteer and manager for humanitarian organisations M├ędecins du Monde and M├ędecins sans Frontiers, and as the EU senior resident adviser to governments in transition.

Marianna is also a Senior Editor for Organization Studies, and co-directs the online think tank Centre for Health and the Public Interest a charity that aims to disseminate research informing the public and policy makers.

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