Senior business manager in front of white board with data/analysis talking to employees in a conference room about diversity, inclusion, equity and advancing women

The Key to Inclusion — Full Transparency I was honored to celebrate International Women’s Day with Deloitte US by participating in a panel discussion on the release of the inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Transparency Report. The report goes well beyond women and examines all dimensions of diversity through a lens of intersectionality. This is groundbreaking work…

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Creating Gender Advocates virtual series

What Best-in-Class Companies Know About Advancing Women It’s time to create gender advocates throughout your organization. What best-in-class companies have figured out is that advancing women is not only the right thing to do — it’s also good for business. A solid women’s leadership strategy brings measurable wins in all areas of an organization from…

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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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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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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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Company leaders have a responsibility to lead. It’s not acceptable for 50 percent of the workforce to stop talking with the other 50 percent. It’s time a zero tolerance policy on bad behavior and empowering everyone to be their best selves at work. “There is no greater time for CEOs in this country to send…

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