“No one has it all figured out yet,” says La’Wana Harris about the word “diversity,” to which she’s devoted her career. “Some talk about diversity as inclusion, or diversity as equity, but I like to think diversity is also about belonging. Belonging is a big one.”
Today marks the second anniversary of the viral explosion of Tarana Burke’s #MeToo movement—and she marked the occasion by launching the #MeTooVoter online campaign calling on political leaders to address sexual harassment and design solutions for safer workplaces.
As we reflect upon the two year anniversary of the #MeToo movement and the one year anniversary of the Kavanagh hearings, it is time for us to deepen our collective understanding of the wide-ranging economic and emotional consequences of sexual harassment—and recognize that when women are held back, we all suffer the consequences.
The Supreme Court will soon decide whether it’s legal for an employer to fire a gay man because the employer disapproves of his sexual orientation, or to refuse to hire a trans woman because the employer is uncomfortable with her gender identity.
“Everything I have ever done has sprung from my passion for social justice. And I am a very practical person. I don’t just want to talk about gender parity and social justice—I want to foster real results.”
People facing down medical sexism can’t overcome their career obstacles by “leaning in.”
While U.S. women average more than four hours of unpaid labor in their homes and in their communities each day, U.S. men are only clocking a little more than half that amount, according to studies from senior gender expert Lucina Di Meco, Williams College Professor of Economics Lucie Schmidt and other experts. This is just one of […]
In Vermont, some capital is in women’s hands. Their numbers are smaller, but they are venturing into new territory with a wider purpose than fat cat profits.
To attract and retain top talent, focus on these three areas for your employees: building relationships and networking; career support; and mentoring.
“We are not interested in serving problems any more; rather, we need to solve the systemic problem of sexual violence by convening all of the stakeholders that both contribute to perpetuating this epidemic and to ending it.”