Ethical Leadership with Prof Kiran Trehan

Professor Trehan will talk about her research related to gender, equality, enterprise and leadership, and discuss what responsibility future leaders have for role modelling responsible, ethical and inclusive leadership.

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This event is a part of the #LaidlawGlobalTalks Series, in which our partner universities invite speakers to share their leadership journeys and issues pertinent to their experience in order to support the development of Laidlaw Scholars as next generation leaders. 

Date: Tuesday, 25th August 2020 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm (BST)



About Professor Trehan

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Engagement at The University of York

Professor of Entrepreneurship

Director of the Centre for Women’s Enterprise, Leadership, Economy & Diversity [WE LEAD]

Professor Trehan is a key contributor to debates on leadership, enterprise development and diversity in small firms and business. She has led a number of leadership, enterprise and business support initiatives and has extensively published a number of journal articles, policy reports, books and book chapters in the field. Her work has been supported by grants from a full range of research-funding bodies; including the Economic and Social Research Councils and Arts Humanities Research Councils, government departments, regional and local agencies, including Local Enterprise Partnerships and Chambers of Commerce and the private sector. She has also received invitations as Guest Editor from reputable international journals (Human Relations, Management Learning, International Small Business Journal), as well as national and international advisory roles that shape debates and policy in diversity and enterprise.

Professor Trehan has a national and international reputation in a senior research, impact capacity: publishing in peer reviewed journals of a high quality; being an invited professor/scholar in Europe and internationally, presenting at a range of policy and research events, conferences and symposia with policy-makers and community networks to pioneer and promote research, engagement and impact which facilitates widening participation. The research embeds the complementary concerns of practitioners, policy-makers and academics by converting academic insights into effective action, policy initiatives and sustainable impact.

In 2019 Professor was elected to be the President of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE). ISBE is the leading national body for SME research and policy learning.

University of York

It is only fitting that a leading university offers a prestigious course in leadership. The Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship at the University of York equips self-motivated and ambitious undergraduate students with the knowledge, skills and experience to become leaders in their chosen fields.