Eva Pomeroy is a Lecturer in Applied Human Sciences at Concordia University. She teaches, consults and collaborates in the areas of facilitation, leadership, learning and change, human systems intervention and action-research. She is an active member in the burgeoning ULab/Theory U community presently emerging in Montreal. She has a particular interest in optimizing the relationship between work and family systems, and the creation of innovative solutions to do so.
Industry Expertise (3)
Writing and Editing
Areas of Expertise (10)
Work Family Balance
Group and Workshop Facilitation
Birmingham City University: Ph.D., Education 1999
Thesis: "Excluded Students’ Perceptions of their Educational Experience: A Model for Understanding"
McGill University: B.A., Political Science 1992
Media Appearances (5)
Opinion: Employers gain when they give employees a chance to balance work and family
There’s a new line on my CV. It reads: Eight years experience at home taking care of my young children. Enough pretending that the work required to care for another human being doesn’t count. It is one of our great collective blind spots and, as we celebrate Mother’s Day Sunday, it’s time to bring it into view ...
Work-Family Balance Isn't Just an Issue, It's a Movement
Huffington Post online
Family is the f-word of feminism. At least it has been. But that is about to change ...
Why job-life balance is no longer 'just a women's issue'
Concordia University News
“It’s the hardest part of the day,” a friend said to me recently at daycare drop off. “It’s the guilt.” I understand completely and am grateful to hear him voice it. My gratitude stems partly from knowing I’m not alone and largely because his engagement reflects a larger cultural shift taking place in the dialogue around work-family balance: it is beginning to be initiated by men ...
Why businesses should be adapting to make work-life balance an option
The Globe and Mail
My friend Beatrice is an accidental flex worker. Made redundant when her company decided to downsize, she was later asked to return when the economy picked up and the company needed her skills and experience. She did return – only this time, on her own terms: as a consultant, working part-time and flexibly. Now she enjoys a healthy balance between the work she loves and the time needed to care for her three young children ...
Opinion: Making family and work … work
We’re incredibly lucky to be parents in Quebec, right? Generous parental leave and subsidized daycare have made me the envy of my friends elsewhere. With this kind of support in place, doesn’t it follow that we should be less stressed than parents in other provinces?