How Bank of America Exec, Morgan Whitacre, Became an Advocate for Gender Equality

Note from Rania – I’m often asked how men can be advocates and allies for gender balance. Here’s a glimpse into why and how Morgan Whitacre, Head of Client Underwriting & Protection Consumer & Small Business Bank at Bank of America, champions equity. I was blown away when I joined Bank of America five years […]

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What a Female Boss Taught Me that My Macho Male Bosses Never Did

Steve Litwer

Over the course of my career, I worked mostly for, and with, a number of aggressive, high-achievement-oriented men. But then I had a female boss and learned a whole new, more effective approach…

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100 Women Building Bridges to Career Success

TETYANA STRELCHENKO The Way Women Work

Over the past six months, nearly 100 ambitious women across seven cities in Ukraine met every month in a career advancement circle or book club. You won’t want to miss this powerful story from Tanya about the lives and careers that have been transformed through the program, including her own…

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Ask: Where Are the Women?

David Rowell The Way Women Work Where are the Women

The status quo should not be accepted as given. Sometimes it takes just one person, and perhaps just one question, to spur us and others into action…

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Male Allies: 6 Ways to Be an Ally To Women at Work

Note from Rania: Rachana Bhide, Global Talent Lead: Bloomberg Engineering and a news presenter for Bloomberg Radio London founded The Corner of the Court, a website for women share positive experiences with male allies to encourage more men to play a visible and active role in the way they work and lead with women. She shared with […]

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Don’t Rescue Women: Be a Reciprocal Mentor

How and Why Men Should Mentor Women.

When women are mentored by men, they make more money, receive more promotions, and report greater satisfaction with their career trajectories. As importantly, cross-gender reciprocal mentorship relationships are also beneficial for men’s careers. For both men and women to benefit, you’ll need to change the standard approach of a mentor being an all-knowing guru who dispenses […]

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Remarkable Lessons from Women Entrepreneurs Who Shut Down Their Business

Not to be missed: powerful, real lessons for any entrepreneur. Why two women entrepreneurs decided to shut down their business…

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Male Mentors Still Key to Success of Female Founders

Most of us can recount a meal or meeting with a colleague or boss that was game-changing for our career. For much of our careers, women have been in such a minority, that male mentors were likely to be…

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The Case for Including White Men in the Corporate Diversity Discussion

Ernst & Young LLP’s October 2017 survey, “EY Studies Race, Gender and Exclusion at Work,” was an attempt to study different demographic groups’ sense of “belonging” and see if respondents have felt personally excluded at work, and why. The study included a sample size of more than 1,000 full-time employed U.S. Americans. Researchers found that […]

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Men, Listen Up to Understand the Evolving Workplace

“When men are ready to become advocates for women, they want to start by ‘Leading.’ In reality…the first step is to ‘Listen.’” – Recent Fortune 500 Keynote, Jeffery Tobias Halter Men, it’s time to listen up in order to understand the evolving workplace. Most organizations are seeking solutions on how to attract, retain and advance women. […]

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