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Post date: January 21, 2020
Gender Inequality in Energy and in Africa  The energy sector is notorious for its struggle to attract female employees. Women in the oil and gas industry face an array of challenges—inadequate (or nonexistent) maternity leave, a lack of female mentors, pay inequality, higher rates of sexual...
Post date: January 21, 2021
Rubin Ritter, co-CEO of Zalando, a top online fashion platform, announced in December 2020 that he will step down from his visible and well-earned role in 2021. Even though he had two more years on his contract and had the best financial year of his career in 2020, why did he make this decision? ...
Post date: August 4, 2020
Kathy Caprino, M.A., is on a mission to support the advancement of women in business around the globe. As a career and leadership coach, author of The Most Powerful You: 7 Bravery-Boosting Paths to Career Bliss and host of the Finding Brave podcast, Caprino uses her experience to bring out the...
Post date: March 23, 2021
It is a moment of change—big change—for men in the workplace. Today’s leaders require non-stereotypical male traits, such as nurturing, empathizing and inclusive decision-making. Yet, we expect men to be independent achievers, dominant and ambitious. It used to be that what was expected of a man...
Post date: June 6, 2019
Study after study has found that companies with gender diversity at the leadership level outperform their less inclusive peers.  How can we capitalize on such findings?  It starts with developing a leadership pipeline—one filled with talented, ambitious women at every stage of the journey. But our...
Post date: August 29, 2019
This post is part of a series about using the Giving Voice to Values method to help leaders become more inclusive and cultivate more diverse organizations. Read the previous post here. For more on Giving Voice to Values, read the Summer 2019 issue ofPeople + Strategy.  Organizational mission...
Post date: August 28, 2018
I was gently cycling my way back home after a long day in the office when the traffic light turned red. The woman in front of me stopped and so did I, followed by two more girls on bikes just behind me. The pedestrian crossing was clear, but we all gathered near the line, waiting. All of a sudden,...
Post date: August 12, 2019
People are at the heart of business, yet not all people are treated the same. Best-selling author and journalist Joanne Lipman will share how men and women can work together to create more inclusive cultures and close the gender gap. Don’t miss her session at the HR People + Strategy Strategic HR...
Post date: October 5, 2020
No matter your leadership role, it’s time to turn your attention to what you can do to fix the broken system we’ve all ignored or tacitly accepted for far too long. Many critical ally actions such as developing self-awareness, understanding others, demonstrating empathy, creating an inclusive work...
Post date: February 4, 2021
The progress for board diversity has been steady but slow. In 2020, the percentage of board seats held by women was approximately 28 percent. While this is significantly higher than the 10 percent figure in 1995, it represents a less than 1 percent average annual rate of change over the past 25...