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Let’s Tell Our Daughters the Truth!
Take your daughter to work and be sure to tell her she will only make $.84 compared to your son! Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day – April 27, 2023 This Thursday is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. If true gender equity is your goal, then perhaps it’s time to…Read More
Men, Let’s Talk about Mansplaining (and Allyship)
Effective allies stop mansplaining in its tracks. One of the many perks of my job is talking to women (and men) about what’s happening in the workplace and collaborating on real solutions to advance a mutually beneficial culture of equity and inclusion. Inevitably, these discussions uncover an underlying sense of frustration around a litany of…Read More
A Roadmap to Reframe Women’s Leadership Advancement
IBM study finds that to thrive organizations must prioritize advancing women – and all historically under-represented groups. A new global study from the IBM Institute for Business Value and Chief offers a roadmap for sustainable progress for advancing women. Fewer than half (45%) of organizations surveyed report they have made advancing more women into leadership roles a…Read More
For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, It’s Time For Action
Make 2023 the year you commit to #TakeAction on inclusion As we approach Women’s History Month in March and International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, there’s never been a better time to take action and rally others to join you in creating real and sustainable change in the workplace. Frankly, we’re in trouble, and…Read More
It’s Time to Reframe Your DE&I Efforts
Are your company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion actions working? Ask yourself, are your company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion actions working? Really working? Have you seen exponential leadership growth for women, people of color and other under-represented groups in your organization? Do you get excited when you compare your numbers from 10 years ago to today?…Read More
Male Allyship: How Good Are You (Really)?
4 Tips to Activate Your Allyship For the past few years, there has been much work done by best-in-class companies to build out male allyship initiatives. However, a new study points out that even the most well-intentioned men aren’t stepping up as much as they think they are. A recent national study conducted by the…Read More
The Imperative to Fix Broken Rung and the Leaky Pipeline
Women in the Workplace: One step forward. Two steps back. Part 2. The 2022 LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Company “Women in the Workplace” report is another somber and sobering look at the state of women in corporate America. While the current report focuses on “how the pandemic has changed what women want from their companies,…Read More
Women in the Workplace 2022: One Step Forward. Two Steps Back.
We have to stop the leaking pipeline. Women at all levels are walking away. The 2022 LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Company “Women in the Workplace” report is another somber and sobering look at the state of women in corporate America. While the current report focuses on “how the pandemic has changed what women want from…Read More
Amanda Hammett and Jeffery Tobias Halter DEI download
To celebrate their 50th episode, #WinedDownWednesday co-hosts Amanda Hammett and Jeffery Tobias Halter look ahead to 2023 and discuss DEI trends, quiet quitting, returning to the office, hybrid work, WFH along with the imperative to attract and retain talent. Tune in and wind down. Resources: Amanda Hammett: www.amandahammett.com Jeffery Tobias Halter: www.ywomen.bizRead More
Michelle Travis: Dads of daughters as allies for gender equality
How do we invite more men into gender equity conversations at work? Michelle Travis suggests using parenthood as an entry point for engagement and allyship. Her research found that when men have daughters, particularly first-born daughters, they tend to become less supportive of traditional gender roles. And they tend to become more supportive of employment…Read More