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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

Five Things Feminist Dads Do

While more dads adopt the banner of feminism, what does that really mean? Here are five things that every feminist dad does:  He is a true life partner. A feminist dad sees himself as equal to his spouse. He does not fall for either the “homemaker” or “sole breadwinner” stereotypes. He does not think that women

By |June 18th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Men, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Things Feminist Dads Do

Best article so far on Wonder Woman

Here is my favorite article so far on Wonder Women. It is titled: “I expected to like Wonder Woman. I didn’t expect it to be such a relief.” By Caroline Framke Here is an excerpt:“Wonder Woman isn’t just a good superhero movie. It’s a great example of how filmmakers don’t have to resort to the usual

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