Posts Tagged ‘gender equity’
Michelle Travis: The Connection Between Gender Equity at Work and Home
Gender role stereotypes are often learned at a young age. How can we disrupt gender stereotypes in order to create a more equitable world? Michelle Travis returns to the podcast to discuss how gender stereotypes and bias shape gendered education decisions, career paths and conceptions of leadership and how they connect to gendered interactions at…Read More
Mother’s Day 2021: How Can We Celebrate Differently?
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…Read More
Gender Equity, Gender Pay Gap, and Corporate America
Gender Equity, Gender Pay Gap, and Corporate America YWomen, President, Jeffery Tobias Halter was a guest on the Breaking Glass podcast with host/interviewer Sabrina Merage Naim and producer Kassia Binkowski (@breakingglasspod #BreakingGlass) to talk about gender equity and the need for gender advocates. Breaking Glass is a new narrative for women around the world. It…Read More
How Boston is Leading the Way to Close the Gender Pay Gap
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…Read More
Women’s Advancement in the Wake of #MeToo and #TimesUp
A conversation on gender and work – part two. Several years ago, I spoke with Julie Harris Walker for THE OTHER 50%! podcast. At that time, she framed her podcast as a place where ‘we talk to successful women in Hollywood and hear their stories. And sometimes we talk to a man.’ I was honored…Read More
My True Calling. A Podcast with Judy Hoberman.
Why Women. Why Encourage Men to Advocate for Women? Some people are very intentional and live their lives on purpose. Others are not as aware and struggle to find purpose. Many simply respond to whatever life throws at them and it may not be their true calling. Being clear about and connected to your purpose,…Read More
Women Beyond The Tipping Point
Disrupting the status quo to drive gender parity and rid the workplace of gender inequities The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire. – Malcolm Gladwell In February 2016, I chronicled that we were reaching a tipping point for women’s issues in the…Read More
Why Aren’t We Making Greater Strides to Advance Women in the Workplace?
Is Your Women’s Leadership Strategy Sitting on a One-Legged Stool? If you ask senior leaders today, “Is the retention and advancement of women an important initiative for our company?” most will answer yes. Most senior executives believe that their leadership team understands the compelling business case—and knows what to do about it. If you believe…Read More
Atlanta and Company Interview
In advance of my ‘Why Women: The Leadership Imperative to Advance Women and Engage Men’ keynote at the Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC) POP Marketplace Conference, Roz Lewis, President and CEO of GWBC and I were interviewed on Atlanta & Company about the upcoming conference, gender equity at work and male allies and advocates. Here’s a link…Read More
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…Read More