What to Do When You Encounter Sexism at Work: Micro-Inclusions

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Confronting someone’s sexism, negative, or biased behavior is difficult. One of the best ways to make it a little easier is to be prepared with what you want to say/do if you do experience or witness a microaggression. I like to call these actions micro-inclusions…

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5 Examples of Microaggressions in the Workplace

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Often called “death by a thousand cuts,” microaggressions are subtle and not-so-subtle actions or comments around race or gender. Here are five common examples of microaggressions that happen every day in the workplace…

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How Can We Engage More Men? Questions from Harvard Business School’s Dynamic Women in Business Conference

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I did not anticipate the top questions women wanted answers to when I moderated a panel on Advocating for Diversity and Inclusion at Harvard Business School’s Dynamic Women in Business Conference. The panelists: Betty Thompson, Chief People Officer at Booz Allen Hamilton; Jeffrey Siminoff, Inclusion & Diversity Consultant, Former Head of I&D at Morgan Stanley, […]

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7 Ways to Recruit More Women in Tech

If you create more inclusive hiring processes they will pay dividends for your business success. Here are seven ways recruiting tips you can’t afford to ignore…

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5 Ways to Prioritize Diversity & Inclusion at Work

A manager’s role is to build a high-performing team, which by definition is a diverse team. For a host of reasons, many highly qualified people–including people from certain cultures, ethnicity, countries, women, introverts–don’t actively put themselves forward for assignments or recognition. Consider these five steps for your own workplace…

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3 Women That Every Male Leader Should Know

3 Women Every Male Leader Should Know gender parity Rania Anderson

Savvy business leaders now know what the research reveals: everyone wins when a company and its leadership achieves gender parity. They also know that to get there, you have to change how you work in partnership with women. Three leading women experts are challenging the way we’ve traditionally thought about and addressed this topic. Elisabeth Kelan, PhD, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, […]

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2 Male Influencers All Men Should Know

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Do you know these men? They are engaging men in new ways and are turning the gender conversation on its head. They are broadening the narrow definition of “manhood” and challenging the traditional role of men in the workplace. They are fighting hard against bias and telling other men to not withdraw, but step out and […]

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“That’s What She Said” Book Review & Key Insights

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In Joanne Lipman’s new book, That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, she share this quote from Dr. Brian Welle, Director of People Analytics at Google: If people believe that everyone around them is fighting against their biases, stereotypes and prejudices, they will do […]

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Your Guide to Workplace Interactions in the #MeToo Era

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A male leader recently shared with me that during an external meeting a couple of people, who work for other companies, were using excessive profanity. He felt it was inappropriate and the language made him uncomfortable. He thought that it was also likely that it was offensive others, including a female colleague. So he spoke […]

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Women in Business: Your Experience Strengthens Decision-Making

I’m so glad I finally got to see the movie The Post starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. The movie dramatizes the The Washington Post newspaper’s 1971 decision to publish portions of a top-secret study called The Pentagon Papers. The Pentagon Papers were a U.S. Department of Defense study about the country’s political and military involvement in Vietnam, which revealed […]

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