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About Maureen Fitzgerald

Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD is a Gender Diversity Advisor, xLawyer and Author. She consults to corporations and governments on how to advance women and specifically attract, retain and promote women. Maureen is author of twelve books, including Occupy Women, Lean Out and Invite the Bully to Tea. She has a business degree (BComm) from the University of Alberta, a law degree (JD) from the University of Western Ontario, a master’s degree in law (LLM) with distinction from the London School of Economics and a doctorate degree (PhD) from the University of British Columbia.

Listen to my Radio Interview summarizing my 3 books

Here is my Radio Interview from this week. In case you missed it. It was great talking about why I wrote the books and how I want to change the world! http://cirh2.streamon.fm/listen-pl-11116  

Listen to me talk about my books on Roundhouse Radio this Friday

Please listen in at 98.3 on your Radio or on your computer or devise. I am so excited about being interviwed by Don Shafer on his show "Impact" this Friday at 1pm on Roundhouse Radio, Vancouver. I will be talking about my three new books and particularly "Lean Out- How to Dismantle the Corporate Barriers

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Books, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Listen to me talk about my books on Roundhouse Radio this Friday

New Report shows Women’s Leader Gap as big as Ever

A new report by Deloitte Report shows women's leadership gap remains. Here are some of the findings. Women hold 15 percent of board seats worldwide, a slight increase from 2015. Organizations with women in the top leadership positions have almost double the number of board seats held by women. Women hold only 4 percent of CEO and

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Report shows Women’s Leader Gap as big as Ever

Silicon Valley men getting away with anything is called privilege

This week has been a gender disaster zone in Silicon Valley. Three powerful men quit and several offered applogies for their sexist behaviour. Sadly the IT culture underbelly is not pretty. I think the most important thing to loom at is how power is maintained by a handful of men (not just why they abuse it). Venture Capitalist are the source of

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Silicon Valley men getting away with anything is called privilege

A new tool to measure gender stereotypes in movies

I love ratings tools. They are not just for parents, but for everyone to notice how many sexist movies exist. Good for Common Sense Media! Here is an excerpt of an article from the New York Times. “Thirty-two years ago, the cartoonist Alison Bechdel proposed a test to determine whether a movie portrayed girls and women as

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A new tool to measure gender stereotypes in movies