The Realities (and Myths) Hindering Women in the Workplace

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The Four Things You Need to Know – Flexibility, Attitudes, the Broken Rung, and Microaggressions Every year, I anticipate reports like the McKinsey & Company and Lean Women in the Workplace Report with a mixture of hopefulness and deep frustration . Frankly, it always seems to be a “good news, bad news” scenario with every step forward…

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It’s Time to Reframe Your DE&I Efforts

Are your company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion actions working? Ask yourself, are your company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion actions working? Really working? Have you seen exponential leadership growth for women, people of color and other under-represented groups in your organization? Do you get excited when you compare your numbers from 10 years ago to today?…

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3 Tips to Hone Your Allyship Skills

Advocating for Women of Color / Honing Your Allyship Skills A recent issue of Diversity Woman Magazine featured a poignant reminder that improving gender diversity for all women isn’t a simple one-size-fits-all solution. Rather, making the workplace better for women of color must be intentional and inclusive. As I’ve mentioned in prior posts, the Women in…

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10 Actions to Support Women of Color

YWomen - 10 Actions to Support Women of Color: It’s Time for Advocates to Step Up

It’s Time for Advocates to Step Up Dr. Bernice A. King stated in this thought-provoking interview with Caroline Fairchild, “I believe corporate America can be the people who save the soul of America.” As a corporate gender strategist, I believe corporate America can play an instrumental role in supporting and advancing all under-represented groups. In fact, it must.…

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