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Come to my talk breaking down barriers for women leaders

I am speaking at the IDEAS SALON at the University Women's Club on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at 6:30pm. My talk is on how to advance more women into leadership. Please come. Its open to the public and olly $15. Click here to find out more.

By |September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Come to my talk breaking down barriers for women leaders

Please come to my TEDx SFU on November 12

I am so excited about (finally) doing a TEDx talk! Please buy tickets since they might sell out. It is on Sunday November 12 in Vancouver on Granville Island at the Arts Club Theatre (on the water!). My talk is called: Lean Out, Don't Lean In- How to close the gender leadership gap. I explain why

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lean Out, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Please come to my TEDx SFU on November 12

A new tool to measure gender stereotypes in movies

I love ratings tools. They are not just for parents, but for everyone to notice how many sexist movies exist. Good for Common Sense Media! Here is an excerpt of an article from the New York Times. “Thirty-two years ago, the cartoonist Alison Bechdel proposed a test to determine whether a movie portrayed girls and women as

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A new tool to measure gender stereotypes in movies

Why young men behave badly

Here is what I got from an amazing talk by Michael Kimmel at UBC last week. It was on "GuyLand" - boys and masculinity. Our young boys are STILL being told to adhere to an out dated masculinity code that requires them to: not be feminine or a sissy; be a big wheel; be a sturdy oak and be very

By |February 12th, 2014|Categories: Events, Gender, Raising Girls, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why young men behave badly