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Women's Equality Day: The Numbers Matter

August 26, 2019 marks the 99-year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.  And yet, here we are, 99 years later, and corporate America is still predominantly male at every level above entry-level.  At the most senior levels, only 22% of C-suite executives, 23% of SVPs and 29% of VPs are female. Less than 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women.

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Unintended Consequences of Unconscious Bias

Unconscious bias has become a bit of a buzzword lately, with companies such as Starbucks, Google and Facebook publicly talking about the training they are doing to educate employees about it.  While there is no quick training that anyone can do to “fix” their unconscious bias, opening your eyes to the biases you have that you are not aware of – and their unintended consequences, particularly in the workplace – is incredibly valuable.

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How to Motivate Leaders to Champion Gender Equity

Last week I had the privilege of participating in the inaugural New York Times New Rules Summit. Two hundred leaders across industries came together to identify how to create inclusive, equitable workplaces that empower women. One of the key topics that came up over and over was how to motivate male leaders to drive gender equity in a transformative and impactful way.

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