Announcing GAN NZ’s First Virtual Learning Event 

Join us for our first virtual learning event discussing gender equity & inclusion in VET.


June 9th from 1pm-3pm

Registration is free

GAN is all about workplace learning and apprenticeships as a solution to skills and employment issues. 

One of the main reasons for establishing GAN in NZ is to bring people together around workplace learning issues: there is so much good work happening, so we want to create the space for anyone interested in finding out more about what’s going on, and what is working. 

To that end, GAN New Zealand is thrilled to host its inaugural focus area learning event! Gender inclusion and participation is an issue in many areas of the economy. A number of organisations, research efforts, and initiatives are working to address gender equity and inclusion issues, and we’re delighted to welcome some outstanding speakers to our event, including:

Maretha Smit, CEO, Diversity Works.

Maretha will talk about inclusive growth. More specifically, she will share insights on the new Diversity Works strategy and maturity framework and how this is being applied, including through the Construction Accord.


Kelly Bennett and Angela Meyer, Project Team, Trade Careers.

Kelly and Angela will introduce Trade Careers – an ITO consortia that is building on previous work to support women displaced from jobs by COVID 19 and attract women into trades and apprenticeships. Join us to find out more about the work and the insights that are driving it.

Nazrene Mannie, Executive Director, GAN Global.

Nazrene will provide insights as to what’s happening internationally in skills and workforce discussions to support women underrepresented in the workforce and in the COVID era.

Dr. Mahsa Mohaghegh, Founder & Director, She#; Senior Lecturer & Director of Women in Tech, AUT.

Mahsa will speak about gender participation and inclusion in the Tech Sector, specifically. She will specifically showcase the work they are doing at She# to engage, develop and inspire young women to pursue careers in Tech.


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