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Delee Fromm and Rocca Morra Hodge on "Understanding Gender at Work: Build a Thriving Career by Using, Losing and Exposing Gender Blind Spots"

4:15-4:59pm check-in; 5:00pm sharp to 6:15pm presentation; 6:15-6:25 book sale; 6:15-7:30pm networking reception

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Speaker Series

Date: Wednesday February 27, 2019 | 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Speaker(s): Delee Fromm, Lawyer, Psychologist, Career Consultant; Author

Rocca Morra Hodge, Director – Executive MBA Career Services, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Co-Author
Topic: "Understanding Gender at Work: Build a Thriving Career by Using, Losing and Exposing Gender Blind Spots"

Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 
105 St George Street

Location: Toronto
Cost: Fee: $50.00 per person plus HST (includes 1 seat at the session, 1 paperback copy of Understanding "Gender at Work" (by D. Fromm, Tellwell Talent, 2017), 1 paperback copy of "A Workbook for Understanding Gender at Work" (by D. Fromm and R. Morra Hodge, TLAC, 2018) and the networking reception)
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"Understanding Gender at Work: How to Use, Lose and Expose Blind Spots for Career Success" (Tellwell Talent, 2017) by Delee Fromm offers a wide range of career strategies and practical skill development techniques based on gender blind spots. Understanding the invisible code of conduct in masculine work places, being able to use both gender approaches flexibly, and recognizing gender bias in real time offers women a significant career advantage. Based on the author's experience and illustrated by stories and insights from her clients, this book is for women who want to elevate their careers and achieve greater success. It is also an essential guide for men and women who champion and mentor women in the workplace.

"A Workbook for Understanding Gender at Work: Build a Thriving Career"
(TLAC, 2018) by Delee Fromm and Rocca Morra Hodge is the essential companion to Understanding Gender at Work. This workbook fosters significant awareness of gender approaches in the key career skills of negotiation, communication, promotion, presence, politics and leadership. The workbook tools include: objectives for career planning; self-reflective coaching questions; gender style questionnaires for each career skill; case studies on inclusive leadership, and skill and career planning worksheets.


DELEE FROMM, who is a lawyer, psychologist and author, provides consulting services through her company, Delee Fromm Consulting Inc., to a variety of international organizations. She is a career coach for The Law Society of Ontario and a guest lecturer at various universities including Ryerson University, University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management and Faculty of Law). She is on the Advisory Board for Young Women in Law. For more information, please go to her website at and her profile on LinkedIn

ROCCA MORRA HODGE is the Director of Career Services for the Executive MBA Programs at the Rotman School of Management. She leads the Leadership Assessment and Coaching practice for the Executive MBA programs, focused on executive coaching and preparing senior level working professionals for their next career move.  Previously, she worked as a senior Human Resources professional for large organizations in a variety of roles:  Leadership Development Manager at Manulife Financial; HR Business Partner at Sears Canada; and Head of HR for Warner Bros. Entertainment Canada.  Rocca is a certified executive coach and is an expert on leadership development, career strategies, interviewing skills, resume writing and branding.

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:, Megan Murphy (416) 978-6122

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