Posts tagged Diversity
Why We Need To Ditch “Fix The Women” Solutions

Companies have been trying to advance women in the workplace for years. The only problem is the solutions tend to be focused on “fixing women”. We see this everywhere. In mentoring, coaching, development and sponsorship programs. In books suggesting women just need to network, negotiate and speak up more to get ahead.

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Tackling The Number One Cause Of Gender Inequality At Work: Unequal Pay

We need to look at what women bring to the role, beyond a few bullet points in a job description. Are we paying women aligned with the work that they are doing? I don’t think anyone does this analysis.

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Why Working Hard Is Not Enough To Get Ahead

“Women get so caught up in the ‘performance currency,’" said Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley. "We over-invest in this because, in many ways, it is safe. It is black and white. It is much grey-er to take some time out and shoot the breeze with someone because the return on that effort is not clear, and yet this shooting the breeze is very valuable.”

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Zoe Saldana Is Becoming The Hero Hollywood Needs

When I started acting I always felt alienated because I was considered exotic, or different, or too skinny for this, or too light for that. These pigeonholes can only make you feel different or excluded. Overtime you just start to ask yourself, ‘When will I be considered for what I have to contribute?

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