Ashley Gann

Chief Meteorologist, CBS 42
Ashley  Gann

Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann, of CBS 42 in Birmingham, is a graduate of both Auburn (aerospace engineering) and Mississippi State (geosciences), earning the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal of approval. Ashley is one of 8% of chief meteorologists who are women. She is passionate about encouraging young girls to pursue STEM careers and equally passionate about creating workplaces that reinforce the retention of these talents.

Session Description:

Gender Equity and Gender Equality: Why They Are Different, and Why That Matters

All fair treatment is equal, but not all equal treatment is fair. In this workshop participants will leave better equipped to know the difference between equity and equality. You will walk away with a greater understanding of the needs of others (equity) in order to end up at equality.