Women of the Vine & Spirits Symposium Works for Advancement of Women in the Industry
The 2017 Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium in Napa brought together women and men from all aspects of the industry and from around the globe.
Why Women? The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Driving Male Engagement
Jeffery Tobias Halter, President, YWomen
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Laura Close, Managing editor @BOSSNewsNetwork interviewed me recently for the March issue of the magazine. We had a wide ranging discussion about gender and diversity in the workplace, the war for talent, the changing demographics of the American workforce and the need to have meaningful conversations in the workplace to address these . . .
I know, I’m also skeptical about a man standing up for women. Isn’t that just another way to reinforce the norm of male leadership? But I’m also a pragmatist. So if he’s advancing gender equity, I’m willing to . . .
Even though research has shown that there are concrete benefits to hiring and promoting more women into leadership positions, progress remains stilted in corporate America—especially at the top. Only 14 percent of executives at Fortune 500 companies are women. While the number of female board members has been increasing, the number of female executives . . .
Today the bull’s-eye falls on Uber and Silicon Valley but tomorrow it may be your industry or company.
This post was originally published in the Huffington Post.