Gender Strategy

Podcast | Interview with Wine Enthusiast

I was honored to be invited to speak again at the Women of the Vine and Spirits Global Symposium in Napa Valley. This three-day event is dedicated to promoting women in the industry. While at the conference, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Managing Editor and Tasting Director, Lauren Buzzeo conducted interviews for the Goddesses of the Grape to create…

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Voices of The Women of The Vine and Spirits

The Women of The Vine & Spirits is an organization dedicated to empowering and advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry. They hold a yearly Global Symposium in Napa, CA. I’m honored to be asked to speak again this year and present a session entitled; How to Leverage Gender Diversity for Team Success. See you in…

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2018: A Cultural Turning Point for Women

As #TimesUp puts Hollywood on notice, is your company ready to advance the conversation about women in the workplace? As Oprah Winfrey noted in her passionate acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award: So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when…

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The Man Code. It’s Real, And It’s Pervasive.

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Is It Affecting Your Culture? You know it’s true and pervasive in our culture and organizations. Man up. Suck it up. Be tough. There is a man code that guides men’s actions, both in and out of the office. You know what these are. Masculine norms are certain behaviors that boys are taught as children…

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Female Advisors More Likely to Be Punished For Misconduct

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Evidently, there’s less of a ‘second chance’ for female advisors fired for misconduct – even though male advisors usually get one, a new study claims. If the National Bureau of Economic Research has its facts straight on investment industry bias against female financial advisors, Wall Street has a lot of explaining to do. A study…

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Join me at SHRM 2017 – Why Women Workshop

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As part of the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, each of the official bloggers is conducting Q&As with session speakers.  Jennifer Payne interview me about my pre-conference workshop – “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men” which will be held on Sunday, June 18th from 8 am – Noon (pre-registration is required). You can…

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Starting Gender Conversations in the Workplace

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We’re at a tipping point. Early in your career, you are taught never to discuss religion, sex or politics in the workplace – ever! Today, things are shifting and your political affiliation, gender, and women’s issues are being talked about on a daily basis. Conversations are taking place from Washington D.C. to Silicon Valley and…

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Lessons From The PayPal Gender Equality Panel Debacle

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3 things companies need to do to get serious about advancing women Let’s give PayPal an A for effort and a C- on execution on their women’s initiative. In case you missed it, late last month Paypal announced a Gender Equality and Inclusion in the Workforce Panel.  The only problem was the panel consisted of…

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