Brad Johnson and David Smith: how and why men should mentor women

Hazy IPAs set the backdrop for a frank Win(e)d Down Wednesday conversation about workplace gender disparities and why framing it as a women’s issue gives men a pass on being part of the conversation. After learning that women don’t get the same access to mentoring and sponsorship opportunities, Brad Johnson and David Smith set out to better understand what it takes to become excellent mentors to women. Their book, “Athena Rising,” outlines their findings. Pour yourself a cold one and listen to their mentoring dos and don’ts along with tips on finding a mentor.