Posts Tagged ‘gender’
Creating young allies with Minda Harts
In her third book, “You Are More Than Magic: The Black and Brown Girls’ Guide to Finding Your Voice,” author and workplace equity consultant Minda Harts shares her insights and tools for finding the unique path to success with young readers (and adults). (Hint: Success isn’t magical, but Harts says girls already have all the…Read More
It’s about people
At the end of the day, it’s all about the people in your organization. Whether it’s the war for talent or the Great Resignation – attracting and retaining talent is mission-critical. Jeffery Tobias Halter and Amanda Hammett discuss how this moment is an opportunity for employee resource groups (ERGs) and business resource groups (BRGs) to…Read More
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…Read More
Michelle Travis: Dads of daughters as allies for gender equality
How do we invite more men into gender equity conversations at work? Michelle Travis suggests using parenthood as an entry point for engagement and allyship. Her research found that when men have daughters, particularly first-born daughters, they tend to become less supportive of traditional gender roles. And they tend to become more supportive of employment…Read More
Too young or too old? The intersectionality of gender bias and ageism with Bonnie Marcus
More than 80 percent of women worldwide have experienced gendered ageism in the workplace. Career coach, author and host of the podcast, Badass Women at Any Age, Bonnie Marcus shares findings from her research on gendered ageism –the intersectionality of gender bias and ageism. Given society’s hyper-focus on youth and beauty, older women can face…Read More
Lunch and Learn Invitation: Let’s #BreakTheBias for ALL Women
Join us for an informative panel discussion on the role each of us can play in order to #BreakTheBias and advance ALL women in the workplace. You are invited to a virtual lunch and learn session with Jeffery Tobias Halter. Don’t miss this timely discussion on advancing ALL women in the workplace. Thu, March 24,…Read More
The Great Resignation: How Do You Get Employees To Stay?
The One Thing All Leaders Need To Do Today! “Another 4 million workers quit for the 5th month in a row.” This was a recent Business Insider headline. It shows in very stark terms that the pandemic is still making people rethink what they want out of work and life. An average of 3.4 million…Read More
What Happens to Workplace Inequities During a Pandemic?
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…Read More
Gender Conversation QuickStarters. Advancing Women in the Workplace One Conversation at a Time.
Gender Conversation QuickStarters – A Staff Meeting in a Box. In November 2016 I launched Gender Conversation QuickStarters to encourage and facilitate meaningful conversations in the workplace between men and women. My objective was to create a staff meeting in a box to foster opportunities for men and women to discuss the different experiences they…Read More
Voices of The Women of The Vine and Spirits
The Women of The Vine & Spirits is an organization dedicated to empowering and advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry. They hold a yearly Global Symposium in Napa, CA. I’m honored to be asked to speak again this year and present a session entitled; How to Leverage Gender Diversity for Team Success. See you in…Read More