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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

What to say when someone says they REALLY tried to hire a woman

I just got a call from a client. She recently gave a talk on the importance of gender diversity and was faced with a "tough question" from a man in the audience. He said this: "We have tried so hard to promote women in our organisation, but they rarely want the jobs. I guess they just have different priorities or

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What to say when someone says they REALLY tried to hire a woman

The Hillary Phenomenon: Lawyer uncovers research on why we don’t like Hillary

PRESS RELEASE: VANCOUVER, CANADA, October 6, 2016 – Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD, a gender diversity advisor and former lawyer shines a clear light on why so many people don’t like Hillary Clinton. It has nothing to do with her as a person or even her politics, but rather our entire culture that often sees women as second class

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Hillary Phenomenon: Lawyer uncovers research on why we don’t like Hillary

Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

According to the Olser website: A recent Bloomberg news piece by Natalie Obiko Pearson reviews the current state of gender diversity on corporate boards in Canada. In the article, Pearson cites research from Catalyst as well as from the Canada chapter of the 30% Club which is about to release a white paper revealing that women

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Diversity strategies, Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

Women in retail face triple whammy in pay gap

Here is an excerpt from the news today: Gender pay gap worst in retail "Although almost 60 per cent of the province’s overall retail workforce is female, men still outnumber women in the highest-paid retail job: management. Men are also paid more than women in every single category of retail work, and are more likely

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lean Out, Occupy Women|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Women in retail face triple whammy in pay gap

Happy Equal Pay Day!

Here is a great article in celebration of equal pay day!: "You’re probably aware that a woman makes about 79 cents for every dollar a man makes. But have you thought about how that missing 21 cents adds up over time and across the country? Here are a few sobering realities to keep in mind

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Happy Equal Pay Day!