The Gender and Enterprise Network (GEN) is a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE). It is open to both ISBE members and non-members.
We aim to:
Promote the creation of scholarly research on the relationship between small enterprise/entrepreneurship and gender.
Facilitate knowledge exchange between researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, small business owners, policy makers and business support professionals interested in enterprise and gender.
Enable the development of gender-aware entrepreneurship policy.
Support the career development of our members.
Contribute to developing the gender track at the ISBE conference.
For further details and to find out how you can join please click here for a registration form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
To connect with the SIG on LinkedIn please click here
To read the latest GEN Newsletter
GEN is committed to facilitating greater understanding of the ways in which gender affects the entrepreneurship experiences of different men and women. Exchanging knowledge with entrepreneurs and business support professionals is an integral part of this process. We are also passionate about sharing our learning with policy makers.
This year we will:
Host seminars and workshops to facilitate research development and networking.
Create and develop an international on-line presence via the ISBE website and establish virtual and physical networks for our members.
Promote and encourage collaboration, knowledge sharing and networking within our membership.
Attract funding to support our activities.
GEN Organising Committee
Chair: Dr Julia Rouse
Vice-Chair: Lorna Treanor
Communication and Membership: Dr Emma Fleck and Sally Jones
European Partnerships: Dr Haya Al-Dajani
Teaching and Learning Sub-Group Leaders: Dr Anne-Laure Humbert, Sally Jones and Dr Janine Swail
GEN Advisory Panel
Prof Patricia Green, Prof Colette Henry, Dr John Kitching, Prof Susan Marlow, Dr Maura McAdam, Prof Helle Neergaard, Maggie O’Carroll, Prof Monder Ram, Prof Stephen Roper, Dr Robert Smith
To join GEN please complete the registration form available at the ISBE
We are grateful to our 2010/11 sponsor : Centre for Enterprise, Manchester Metropolitan University
Connect with us on LinkedIn: Gender and Entrepreneurship Network
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