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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

We blame women CEOs but not men CEOs

Here is a great article: When a company is in trouble, the buck stops with the CEO, right? Not necessarily. According to a new study, 80% of press reports about female CEOs involved in a crisis cited the chief as the source of the problem. But when a man was at the helm, only 31%

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on We blame women CEOs but not men CEOs

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

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!