Little 7 year old boy paints greeting card for Mom on Mother's Day with the inscription "Mother's Day". Outdoors. Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day commit to becoming an advocate Mother’s Day in the United States was established in the early 19th century as an annual holiday celebrated on the second Sunday in May. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the day is a widely observed national holiday to “recognize and appreciate mothers’ roles in our lives. Often this…

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The Power Shift Podcast Episode 4: Men Choosing to Challenge Gender Inequality with Jeffery Tobias Halter

The Power Shift Podcast Recently, Jeffery Tobias Halter sat down for an interview with Dr. Sharon Melnick for her Power Shift podcast to talk about men choosing to challenge gender inequality in the workplace. The Power Shift podcast is all about redefining the idea of “power” and how we use it for good, not with the traditional…

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Creating Gender Advocates virtual series

Two Free Gifts to Accelerate Advocacy for Advancing Women! Announcing the YWomen creating gender advocates virtual series. This year has been filled with unexpected twists and turns. Given the headlines (like the recent Labor Department report that 865,000 women over age 20 dropped out of the American workforce in September compared with 216,000 men in the same…

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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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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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