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I got rave reviews at my recent talk

BRAG ALERT! I gave a talk at the University Women's Club last week. It was a preview of my TEDx talk (that I am giving on Nov 12). I have been getting some flack recently since gender equality is still a bit of a HOT topic. So I was glad to get this positive feedback.

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Gender, Lean Out, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on I got rave reviews at my recent talk

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

Research shows adding one woman candidate can reduce implicit bias

One women candidate is not enough Here is an excerpt from this recent research suggesting if we simply add women to the  "pool" we can shift gender bais! Cool.  "Despite the ever-growing business case for diversity, roughly 85% of board members and executives are white men. This doesn’t mean that companies haven’t tried to change. Many have

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Research shows adding one woman candidate can reduce implicit bias

Women get shut down when they speak and men get rewarded

Here is research that shows how women are treated badly when they speak up whereas men are rewarded. The solutions suggested in the article are somewhat slim, like have a "no interruption rule" and put more women in leadership positions. In my upcoming book (Leveling the Playing Field) I say that we must get to the root of

By |March 5th, 2015|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Lawyers, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Women get shut down when they speak and men get rewarded