Posts Tagged ‘gender’

Socialization and #MeToo

Socialization and the #MeToo movement. Why have there been dozens and dozens of men accused of sexual harassment? Why has sexual misconduct continued for decades, despite corporate sexual harassment training and law suits? Why aren’t more men held accountable for their actions? The answer comes down to how boys and men are socialized, and the […]

7 Reasons for the Gender Pay Gap

7 Reasons for the Gender Pay Gap. The U.S. Department of Labor and the Census Bureau have long tracked earnings of men and women. These earnings are broken down in a number of different ways according to race, ethnicity, age, occupation, and educational attainment. The overall gender pay wage gap stands at 79 cents. What […]

Gender Differences at Work

Have you ever scratched your head and thought, “Why does he or she do that?” It’s because people do things that make sense to them, but may not make any sense to you. When it comes to gender, there are both hard-wired and socialized differences that show up at work. We are raised in different […]

Leadership Gender Gap Stats

Startling Leadership Gender Gap Statistics Mary Barra, Meg Whitman, Virginia Rometty, Indra Nooyi, Marillyn Hewson, and Safra Catz. What do these women have in common?  They are among 26 female CEOs running S&P 500 companies that have crossed the leadership gender gap.  These numbers fluctuate from year to year with an average of 25 or 5%. […]

200 Years to Gender Parity?

Last week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released it’s 2017 global gender gap report. For the first time in a decade, the gender gap across the world widened. Due to war, political and economic changes, the situation worsened for women in 60 countries, including the U.S. At the current rate, women are not likely to […]

100 Years to Gender Parity

I often tell my audiences that it will take a generation before we see true gender equality in the C-suite.  A recent report by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org has confirmed this statement. Based on the change observed at each level between the 2012 and 2015 studies, there was a 0.9% increase in female representation […]