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Massive gender pay gap for women in finance

Did someone say that women suffer no discrimination?? Here is a great article from Fortune dispelling this myth. Here is a quote: "The bank revealed that it pays female employees in the U.K. an average of 56% less than their male colleagues, a disparity that widens to 72% when year-end bonuses are factored in. A significant factor:

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

Dr. Elizabeth Croft a UBC professor and gender expert speaks tonight at WXN

I have seen Elizabeth speak and she knows what she is talking about. She is a tireless advocate for attracting more women into STEM and particularly engineering! It should be a great WXN EVENT on JUNE 8. Click here for more information. https://www.wxnetwork.com/about/about-wxn/  

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dr. Elizabeth Croft a UBC professor and gender expert speaks tonight at WXN

BC is not measuring up to gender equality

Every year, West Coast LEAF grades BC on how it's meeting its international obligations on women's rights. Every year, for the most part, LEAF has found progress lacking. So, how is BC measuring up on women's equality in 2016? Unfortunately, not a lot has changed. “This year's Report Card is primarily a story of inaction. While BC

By |November 7th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Lawyers, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BC is not measuring up to gender equality

Lean Out- How to Dismantle the Barriers that Hold Women Back

I am excited to tell you that I got mentioned in SLAW, Canada's largest legal blog! Here is an excerpt.  Why Lawyers Need to Lean Out and Not Lean In “Enough about the glass ceiling. It’s time to redesign the building so that women and men at all levels can be good employees and good

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Books, Gender, Lawyers, Lean Out|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Lean Out- How to Dismantle the Barriers that Hold Women Back