Wine Enthusiast: Women of the Vine & Spirits Symposium


Women of the Vine write-up in Wine Enthusiast 2017

 
 
 
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.
 
Keynote Speaker
Why Women?  The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Driving Male Engagement
Jeffery Tobias Halter, President, YWomen
 
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The BOSS Magazine: Has the need for workplace gender diversity reached its tipping point?


Laura Close, Managing editor  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 . . .

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Forbes: Women can achieve their career goals by educating men


 

Jeffery Tobias Halter is a white man who says he can teach women how to teach men about gender equality in the workplace.

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 . . .

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The Atlantic: Who should be responsible for pushing gender diversity at work?


The World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, where only 20 percent of attendees were women. The World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, where only 20 percent of attendees were women

Maybe men.

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 . . .

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Five lesson companies should learn from Uber about sexual harassment


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.

It’s 2017 and Fortune 500 companies are still dealing with the issues of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. While recent high-profile lawsuits are still in the news Qualcomm, Read More »

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