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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Male Allies in the Workplace - From Allyship to Advocacy workshop with Jeffery Tobias Halter and Boston Women's Workforce Council

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 to…

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Pride Month YWomen 2019

Why inclusive work cultures are the best possible way to attract and retain top talent. In my work advocating for the advancement of women, I often highlight the intersectionality of other dimensions of diversity. For example, you can’t talk about women without also discussing other dimensions of diversity such as race, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity. Why is…

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Powering Up podcast with Anne Doyle

I meet Anne Doyle several years ago on a Power – Opening Doors for Women panel in Chicago. It was shortly after the release of my book, WHY WOMEN – The Leadership Imperative to Advance Women and Engage Men and we’ve stayed in touch. Anne recently started the Powering Up podcast and invited me to have…

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