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A conversation with Gabrielle Claiborne on gender equity and inclusion I recently read an article written by my colleague Gabrielle Claiborne that outlined the need to expand the gender equality conversation to include ALL women. As the founder and CEO of Transformation Journeys Worldwide, Gabrielle is an inclusion trainer and consultant. She noticed that she…

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Keeping Women Visible During COVID-19 How do we maintain gender equity gains? It’s almost month four of the pandemic. We’ve gone from treading water as we faced the new realities to adjusting our view to a longer-term outlook for working from home and navigating virtual organizations and processes in the new normal. As we entered…

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Leading with Empathy in a Virtual World

To lead your teams through uncertain times we need to EVOLVE. As we continue to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19, we know that work and the nature of work will never be the same. We are currently going through a period of change in the way we work, live and interact with one another.…

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The Three Keys to Retaining Millennial Women...and Men

Millennials are now the largest percentage of your workforce.  In fact, in 2020, the oldest millennials are now turning 40. These are no longer “kids,” but the people sitting at the doorstep of Middle Management and Senior Leadership. Is your company ready to retain and advance millennials? The 2019 McKinsey & Company Women in the…

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YWomen Driving Workplace Equality: Awareness, Accountability and Advocacy

Driving Workplace Equality: Awareness, Accountability and Advocacy I believe there are three As to address the question of “what’s next” in 2020 to bring about equality in the workplace: Awareness Accountability Advocacy International Women’s Day is this Sunday, March 8, 2020, and the theme is #EachForEqual. The focus this year is on: Let’s be candid.…

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Public-private partnership is the first of its kind in the nation.  When Boston’s Mayor Martin Walsh took office in 2014, he established the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement to enhance the quality of life for Boston women and girls. Throughout his administration, Mayor Walsh has continued to evolve the Boston Women’s Workforce Council, asking employers…

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