Creating Gender Advocates virtual series

What Best-in-Class Companies Know About Advancing Women It’s time to create gender advocates throughout your organization. What best-in-class companies have figured out is that advancing women is not only the right thing to do — it’s also good for business. A solid women’s leadership strategy brings measurable wins in all areas of an organization from…

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Powering Up podcast with Anne Doyle

I meet Anne Doyle several years ago on a Power – Opening Doors for Women panel in Chicago. It was shortly after the release of my book, WHY WOMEN – The Leadership Imperative to Advance Women and Engage Men and we’ve stayed in touch. Anne recently started the Powering Up podcast and invited me to have…

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YWomen male allies and advocates - disrupting gender blind spots

Leveraging male allies and advocacy to advance women. About 30 to 35 percent of men in organizations are “ready-now,” meaning they already sense that men and women are having different experiences at work and, if asked, will be supportive of women. In my work, I help companies formalize processes to engage these ready-now men as…

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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…

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To bring systemic change, bring the men onboard, IWLC speaker says Jeffery Halter spoke at the Iowa Women Lead Change – Central Iowa Conference in Des Moines earlier this month. He headlined a breakout session for men on how to be allies and advocates and gave the afternoon keynote, “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative…

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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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Podcast – School for Startups Radio Recently, I sat down with Jim Beach, host of AMFM247 Radio’s School of Startups for Radio to talk about the leadership imperative to advance women and engage men in the process. To listen to the interview/podcast click below: To achieve gender equity companies must review their strategy, culture and the role…

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Men, it’s time to learn in order to understand the evolving workplace. Men owe it to themselves, their companies, employees, shareholders and their daughters to do a better job in advocating for women. – Jeffery Tobias Halter Recent headlines have set the stage for more companies to have the difficult and challenging conversations about the inequalities and…

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