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Maureen’s Books

Maureen’s books all do one thing: they challenge your thinking! From social justice and feminism to resolving conflicts and mindfulness, there is never a dull word written![Read More…]

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About Maureen

Maureen Fitzgerald, PhD is a Gender Diversity Advisor, xLawyer and Author. She advises corporations and government on how to advance women. She provides advice, speaks to groups and resolves conflicts.[Read More…]

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Maureen’s Blog

Find cutting edge news, ideas and strategies about how to advance women and create gender balanced organizations. From the “Business Case” to “Best Practices,” I add new stuff all the time. Please send me your success stories to share! [Read More…]

Testimonials

“Your presentation was tailored to meet our needs, informative, useful, stimulating, entertaining and seamlessly professional.”
Vera Piccini, Chief Operating Officer, Law Firm
“Your presentation was inspiring, the highlight of my week. As you were presenting, I found myself affirming nearly every statement.”
Terry Hewlin, College Instructor
“There aren’t many people who impress me frankly but your presentation was fresh, real and bloody useful! Thanks!”
Entrepreneur
“Thank you so much for such an inspiring and intelligent body of work.”
HR Consultant
“For me it was an honor to participate in your workshop. I was so overwhelmed with the information, especially the subject of business mission statements, I have to confess it inspired me to reflect and focus on MY mission more seriously.”-
Alfredo Chin, Import Broker
“You are like a can opener for the mind. Not many people can challenge my thinking like you do. I usually process information rather quickly, but it took me much longer to digest what you said. What a wonderful treat.”
Chantal Caron, Personal Coach
“Maureen Fitzgerald is a dynamic and intelligent presenter who, through her workshops, has helped countless budding entrepreneurs and consultants develop powerful mission statements. This book now makes it easy for many more to guide their careers, indeed their lives.”
Roxanne Davies, Successful Contracting and Consulting, Vancouver
“The workshop received the highest score on the content, presenter’s sense of humor and participation with delegates. The presentation was called, “Very practical, dynamic leading but a fabulous presenter with a great sense of humor.”
Conference Organizer
“You are a terrific speaker: clear, focused, enthusiastic and very entertaining. It is rare to see someone who is confident without being obnoxious; intelligent without being too technical; natural without being too “new age”. You are all of those things. Thanks for sharing your insights with us.”
Government employee

Posts by Maureen Fitzgerald

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    Here is my TEDx Talk: Implicit Bias!
    Yippeee... I am so excited to share my TEDx talk! The title is: "Implicit Bias: How We Hold Women Back." Please share widely! https://youtu.be/YM1MBSczyzI
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    Come learn how to use your VOTE for equality
    Come join Women Transforming Cities on June 24!  A women-friendly forum is being held in Vancouver to bring together diverse women with civic leadership to share their experiences and inspiration. We will explore opportunities and barriers to women’s political participation in Vancouver and discuss issues facing women and girls that you...
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    Come hear me speak at the CBA June 14, 2018
    Canadian Bar Association – Public Sector Lawyers Meeting Topic:  Gender Equality in the Workplace Speakers:  Dr. Maureen Fitzgerald, Gender Diversity Advisor, Former Lawyer and Author Anne Nickerson, Director of the City of Vancouver's Equal Employment Opportunity Program Date:  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Pacific Time) Locations:  Vancouver: Community Legal Assistance Association at...
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    It took 13 years for discrimination case shame on lawyers
    2300 women sue financial sector giant! Read this article in Bloomberg. "Gender discrimination case against Goldman Sachs has finally won class-action status. Three plaintiffs will represent as many as 2,300 current and former employees at the company who believe they have been treated unfairly because of their gender. This Bloomberg piece dives...
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Books by Maureen Fitzgerald