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Why Your Unconscious Bias Training Isn’t Working

Why Unconscious Gender Bias Training is Essential Will your company be the next Google or Uber? What are you doing to drive real change and an understanding of diversity and inclusion deep into middle management and throughout your organization? It is truly a tale of two strategies, the companies that are doing it well and the companies that are…

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What Can Your Company Learn from the Google Diversity Debacle

Why your diversity and unconscious bias training is failing. Google made headlines over the weekend when a 10-page manifesto released by a white male engineer about his beliefs on meritocracy and the shortcomings of Google’s diversity and unconscious bias training efforts went viral. His essay suggests that the company encourage ideological rather than gender diversity and argues that…

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What Female Leaders Can Learn From the Game of Thrones!

Regimes, Meritocracies, and Playing to Win “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” – Cersei Lannister to Eddard Stark, Game of Thrones, Season One The seventh season of Game of Thrones premiered last night and one of the apparent themes is that it is time for women to…

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Mother’s Day Initiative: Women Championing Women

The Critical Need this Mother’s Day for Women to Support Other Women From a full transparency standpoint, I do not think men should be talking about how women need to support other women. But since I’m often asked about this I’m going to share my thoughts. My business focuses on advocating for the advancement of…

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Three Things Best-In-Class Companies Are Doing To Advance Women

During the past month, I have been fortunate to attend a number of events focused on breakthrough initiatives companies are implementing to advance women. The first was the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity with 50 major multinational companies, the second was the 2017 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner where 3M and Rockwell Automation were honored…

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