Male Champions

How To Engage Men In Women’s Leadership Issues – Part 2

What can men do in the short term and long term to champion women? #MenasAllies (Part 1 in this series can be read here). According to Mercer’s When Women Thrive report, only 39 percent of middle management and 38 percent of male employees are engaged in company diversity and inclusion initiatives. While some people will say nearly 40…

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Engaging Men in Women’s Leadership and Advancement

To bring systemic change, bring the men onboard, IWLC speaker says Jeffery Halter spoke at the Iowa Women Lead Change – Central Iowa Conference in Des Moines earlier this month. He headlined a breakout session for men on how to be allies and advocates and gave the afternoon keynote, “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative…

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3 Ways to Engage Men in Gender Equality

Male Allies, Champions and Advocates I’m often asked for tips encourage more men to show up as male allies and advocates. Here is a recent piece I wrote for the Network of Executive Women blog that outlines three tips to engage men as champions and advocates. Men, ask yourselves: What is my response when I hear…

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Ready to Engage Male Allies and Advocates? Take the Quiz!

How do you find men who believe in and advocate for Gender Equity? With the #MeToo, #TimesUp and #MentorHer movements in the daily news and national conversation, many men are asking, “What can I do to better support women and demonstrate my advocacy for female colleagues?” Gender equity in the workplace continues to be framed…

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Male Ally and Advocate, Jeffery Tobias Halter

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Julie Kratz, Founder of Pivot Point, interviewed Jeffery Tobias Halter for their podcast series on how male allies support women for gender equality. Jeffery is a gender strategist and the President of YWomen, a strategic consulting company focused on engaging men in women’s leadership advancement. As former Director of Diversity Strategy…

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Burger King and Bullying, a Message for Male Champions.

If you see something, say something.

If you see something, say something. I am often asked for simple things men can do to demonstrate advocacy for advancing women. One of the most important first steps is to just speak up when you see a problem. Fast food chain Burger King recently created a public service announcement called “Bullying Junior” that sheds…

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Men: This Mother’s Day Become an Advocate for Women

What a difference a year makes. For the past couple of years, I’ve been saying that women’s advancement is stuck and the needle isn’t moving. Well, the needle may be stuck, but women’s voices are rising. In January we witnessed record-setting crowds for the Women’s March and while the headlines aren’t always positive, women’s issues…

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Gender Pay Equity, This Bud’s for You

#PayEquality #CheersToEqualPay It’s not often that my job is done by an advertisement. But this week, the folks at Bud Light stepped up to the microphone to talk about gender pay equity. As many of you know, I’ve been encouraging men to step up and get involved in the conversation about advancing women in the…

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