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Gender diversity in the workplace: tackle the clichés with Mélissa Plaza!

Mélissa Plaza, conference speaker, doctor of sports psychology and former professional football player, will give a conference on 7 March 2019 on the theme of gender diversity in the workplace, in partnership with Orange.

On March 7, 2019 All day

On March 7, 2019 All day

After an international career in the French football team in the 2000s, Mélissa Plaza obtained a PhD in sports psychology in 2016. Her thesis dealt with "Sexual stereotypes in sport".

On 7th March, she will give a lecture at Centrale Nantes on gender diversity in the workplace, exploring several themes: sexism, discrimination, gender inequalities, gender stereotypes, work in general and of course, sport.


  • 1.30-3.30 pm, Lecture theatre E: Conference on gender diversity in the workplace
  • 3.30-4.30 pm, Sports pitch: Mini tournament - women only. 4 teams: Orange, Centrale Nantes staff and two student teams
  • 4.30 pm, Lecture theatre T: Refreshments and informal discussion on gender diversity
Published on February 22, 2019 Updated on February 26, 2019