Badass Allies with Jeffery Tobias Halter – Cultivating Male Allies and Advocates

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Cultivating Male Allies and Advocates

Jeffery Tobias Halter, president of YWomen, was honored to be a guest on the #BadassWomenPodcast with Bonnie Marcus. They discuss why it’s important to engage men as male allies and advocates to build a more equitable workplace and advance women to positions of leadership.

Listen to the full episode here:

What You Will Hear in This Episode:

  • Jeffery’s story and background as a gender strategist
  • What Jeffery learned from the experience of being the only man in the room at The Coca Cola Company women’s leadership forum
  • Jeffery’s insights on the recent McKinsey women in the workforce studies
  • The importance of asking women who work in our companies what they want and need to succeed
  • Building allies and advocates to support your women’s empowerment initiatives
  • How the pandemic has affected gender equity
  • Things that are going to help advocate for gender equity

Notable Quotes from the Episode:

  • “The most valuable thing you learn is when you listen.”
  • “76% of companies agree that gender equity is good for the bottom line. Only 17% hold people accountable.”
  • “People have to believe that the system is fair and equitable.”
  • “Many people think about gender equity but fail to take action.”
  • “Listen, learn, lead and take the will.”

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Thank you again to Bonnie and the team at #BadassWomenPodcast for inviting Jeffery to be the first badass man to be a guest on the podcast! If you enjoyed the episode, please subscribe to the podcast here. Also, if you have not already, please rate and review the podcast on iTunes.

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