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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Periodically, I blog for MARC (Men Advocating Real Change). Here is my piece for Women’s History Monday and International Women’s Day.
Male engagement is critical to driving long-term advancement for women. I actually believe that upwards of 30% of leaders want to support women’s advancement. The challenge is giving them tangible actions they can take to demonstrate advocacy.
Male Champions of Change . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .