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 listen. I’m interested in how the negotiation mindset of understanding your counterpart’s point of view and creative problem solving can help you achieve your goals. To that end, I spoke with a man about women’s advancement to hear what strategies he’s using and whether they’re working.
Halter is a corporate gender strategist and founder of ywomen.biz. He spent over a decade leading diversity and inclusion initiatives at The Coca-Cola Company….