Standing Together for Change

96% of companies report progress when men are actively involved in gender diversity initiatives. When they’re not, only 30% show progress.




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Why gender equality is good for everyone – men included

Yes, we all know it’s the right thing to do. But Michael Kimmel makes the surprising, funny, practical case for treating men and women equally in the workplace and at home. It’s not a zero-sum game, but a win-win that will result in more opportunity and more happiness for everybody.

Why We Have too Few Women Leaders

Why aren’t there more women in leadership? In this TED Talk, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions. Watch the video to hear three powerful pieces of advice for women aiming for the C-suite in their industry.

The Call To Courage

We’re taught to believe that hard work and dedication will lead to success, but that’s not always the case. In this Brené Brown Netflix Special, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability status and sexual orientation identies are each examined as factors that affect each individual’s chances to achieve success. Special guest and advocate Melinda Epler also shares three ways to support people who are underrepresented in the workplace.

Challenging Gender Bias

A video series from LeanIn covering topics such as unconscious bias, performance bias, attribution bias, and how different biases can negatively impact employees in a variety of ways.

Tips for Supporting Women

A video series from LeanIn covering topics such as ways managers can support equality, how to be a more effective role model, and things every mentoring partnership should know.

What does my headscarf mean to you?

In this rich and witty talk, Yassmin explores the concept of unconscious bias. She asks what her headscarf means to those she meets, to uncover our first impressions of others. Blending data, humor, and empathy, Yassmin reminds us that we can all take steps to counteract bias.

We Should All Be Feminists

Renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers a new definition of feminism rooted in inclusion and awareness.

Wanted – Male Engagement

Jeffery Tobias Halter is a leading male expert on advancing women by engaging men. His book, WHY WOMEN – The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men, is changing the conversation on women’s leadership advancement, which he explores in this talk.

That’s What She Said: What Men and Women Need to Know About Working Together

Joanne Lipman (2019)

Joanne Lippman, Gannett’s Chief Content Officer, offers solutions to help professionals solve gender gap issues and achieve parity atwork in this inclusive and realistic handbook. Newly updated by the author to include a cheat sheet for taking positive action now, this timely, essential book also offers tools for having tough—but necessary—discussions.

Lead Like an Ally: A Journey Through Corporate America with Proven Strategies to Facilitate Inclusion

Julie Kratz (Forthcoming May 2020)

Lead Like an Ally facilitates positive change by including six leadership strategies, such as clean up the culture, stretch talent equally, establish ally networks, manage meeting behavior, promote belonging, and measure success.

One: How Male Allies Support Women for Gender Equality

Julie Kratz (2017)

To be the highest performing organizations possible, we need women and men at the top leading together. That means working collaboratively side-by-side, as true allies, to get this done. To be true allies, we did our research and found a set of proven strategies, ideas, and stories for men and women to partner together – heart, story, speak, and work-life. When men and women leaders employ these strategies together, they work.