There were supposed to be big celebrations on August 26 - the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment. With its ratification, women had secured the right to vote. But nothing about 2020 has been as we expected. And instead of big parties we’ve got virtual get-togethers and webcasts. If we can find the time to tune in.Continue reading...
It's a myth that women and people of color lack the ambition needed to advance up the ladder. Ambition is a more complicated issue than either you have it or you don’t; it has to be recognized and supported to be sustained.Continue reading...
Even in the midst of a global reckoning on racial injustice, companies are still basically sending us the bug letter.
Levi's CEO Chip Bergh was refreshingly candid in a recent interview when compared to what we’ve been hearing from many of his peers. Here's why I think it's worth a listen.
One of the recent news item on the childcare crisis drew me into a conversation about societal attitudes towards women and how our who-will-stay-home and who-will-work expectations have varied throughout history based on race. Our expectation that black women will be employed is reflected throughout history in a number of ways.
Our assumptions about moms undoubtedly keep too many women from advancing through the pipeline to the top, where frankly, we need them. It's time to stop penalizing women for the care they give and start creating organizations where moms are welcome.
Delta CEO Ed Bastion's commitment to increase board diversity "over the next couple of years" is hardly the bold action one would expect from someone who is "ashamed" for not paying more attention to diversity, and who has pledged to pay "extraordinary attention" to the issue in the future.