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Women Journalists win Pulitzer and Create Movement

This is absolutely fantastic. Read this NYT article. Here is an edited synopsis from Fortune: The Pulitzer Prizes—the most prestigious awards in the journalism world—were given out yesterday. The award for Public Service went to the New York Times and the New Yorker for their game-changing reporting on sexual harassment. Indeed the NYT's Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and the NYer's

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, News, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Women Journalists win Pulitzer and Create Movement

Four WRONG stereotypes lead to women getting less money

Here is a great article in HBR on why women entrepreneurs tend to get less funding. Four harmful stereotypes were identified (and disproved): Women are cautious; women are reluctant to grow their businesses; women don't have resources and women's ventures under-perform. All are false. We need to challenge these assumptions AND ALSO a much deeper biases that

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, News, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Four WRONG stereotypes lead to women getting less money

Best Solutions to the Gender Gap by PwC!

Must read. I just saw the new report on gender equality published by PwC. Its called Time to Talk: What Has to Change for Women at Work. It suggests three actions: Transparency around pay and promotion; Strategic support for women including sponsoring women; and a new model for work-life balance that includes parenting time, re-entry programs

I am proud: Canada is a leader in advancing Gender Equality

The Government of Canada under Justin Trudeau has done something amazing for women and our whole society. The report is well worth the read. It says: The knowledge-based economy demands a skilled, adaptable and diversified workforce to support Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity. All Canadians should have the opportunity to make choices about their education based on their

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on I am proud: Canada is a leader in advancing Gender Equality

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

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