FEATURED: Women's History Month

FEATURED: Women's History Month

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FEATURED: Women's History Month
  • What is Women's History Month?

    Familiarize yourself with Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day -- how they originated, how they’re celebrated, and the value of observing them at your organization each year.

  • How Women Managers Benefit the Workplace

    Men in top leadership roles outnumber women by a ratio of two to one. In order to achieve gender equality in the workplace, women need greater access to management positions. Here’s a breakdown of the benefits of hiring women managers.

  • How Your Job Descriptions Might Be Excluding Women

    Tremendous progress has been made toward achieving workplace equality for women, but the work isn’t complete. One contributing factor is the way employers word job descriptions. Find out why and learn how we can start to fix this problem.

  • What Is Emotional Labor?

    Emotional labor refers to the unpaid, often invisible work that employees must do to keep other people happy. This type of work disproportionately falls on women employees, leading to burnout, decreased engagement, and lost productivity.

  • Do Quotas for Women Work?

    Despite the many advancements made toward achieving gender equality around the world, women are still underrepresented in business leadership and governmental organizations. Are gender quotas a viable option for furthering equality? Let’s find out.

  • How to Commemorate Women's History Month

    Review these helpful tips for observing Women’s History Month in ways that are meaningful, inclusive, and inspiring. Learn how organizations that “walk their talk” complement education and communication with meaningful actions that demonstrate a commitment to equity in tangible ways.

  • How Can I Disrupt Bias Against Women?

    In this example video, learn how to interrupt everyday bias against the women in your office. Here is our suggested course of action to stop microaggressions in a firm, yet non-confrontational, manner.

  • What is Mansplaining and How to Avoid It

    Discover the meaning of the term “mansplaining.” Learn why this way of communicating makes employees on the receiving end feel disrespected and creates a toxic company culture. Learn best practices for addressing and eliminating mansplaining behavior in your organization.

  • Do Women Get Paid Less Than Men?

    Learn about the pay gap between men and women as well as the significant gaps between women of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

  • What is Hair Discrimination?

    Gain an understanding of hair discrimination -- the unfair social and economic treatment of a person or group based on their hair’s style and texture. Recognize the negative impacts on Black women and others with afro-textured hair. Learn how to counteract this problem in the workplace.

  • How Can I Support the Only Woman on My Team?

    Women still face pay inequity, covert discrimination, and unconscious bias. Learn actionable steps to be more inclusive and support your women colleagues as an ally. And remember, these are great tips to follow if you have one woman teammate or a hundred.

  • What To Do If You Suspect You're Being Paid Less Than Your Male Counterparts

    In this example video, learn the first steps to take if you suspect you’re being paid less than your male counterparts for doing the same work. Here are our suggested phrases to broach the topic respectfully with consideration of the Equal Pay Act and the gender gap between men and women.

  • Why You Shouldn’t Say “Girl” At Work

    Referring to women as “girls,” or other child-like terms, is disrespectful and undermines their workplace engagement and productivity by denying their maturity and human dignity. Learn more about infantilizing terms and how they work as microaggressions.

  • DEI from a Historian's Lens

    Learn how the study of history used to be very compartmentalized and how historians are now approaching history from a DEI lens.

  • Diversity Issues in the Tech Industry

    The technology industry has a long history of diversity challenges. Women, older workers, and people of color are especially disadvantaged when it comes to advancing into leadership positions or gaining traction as startup founders.

  • What Is Misogyny?

    In the workplace, misogyny can manifest in many different ways, from gendered microaggressions to outright sexual harassment. Unfortunately, the effects of misogyny in society aren’t limited to the workplace. Learn what this term means and how to identify it in action.

  • You Might Be a Feminist and Not Know It

    What do you think of the word feminist? For some people, this term can raise a strong reaction. We’re here to break down what being a feminist is means and why you might be one without really knowing it.

  • What Is The Glass Ceiling?

    The “glass ceiling” is a metaphor for an invisible boundary that women are unlikely or unable to cross in a workplace culture dominated by men. Specifically, the glass ceiling refers to women’s barriers in ascending to higher management and leadership positions, due to overt or covert bias.

  • How To Attract Diverse Applicants for Tech Jobs

    Explore three practical and proven ways to attract diverse talent to your tech company workforce. Confirm the benefits that diversity can bring to your company’s economic performance, capacity to innovate, and ability to engage a broader range of customers and stakeholders.

  • How Can I Empower Women Employees?

    Women make up almost half the global workforce but just 8 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. In order to expand opportunities for women in leadership and career development, we must understand how to empower them in our workplaces on a daily basis.

  • Resourcing Equitably

    Learn how to resource equitably both internally and externally to your organization. Hear real-world examples of good first steps to take and the impact they drive.

  • What is the Patriarchy?

    Explore the ways that a patriarchal system is embedded in American society and how it negatively affects women and other gender minorities, including workplace discrimination. Evaluate the damage done by a system that actively oppresses half of our population and devalues feminine qualities.

  • Common Microaggressions Against Women at Work

    Women in the workplace face a number of gender-based microaggressions, including interruptions, pet names, and unpaid tasks. Understand what to look out for so you can better empower your women colleagues to do their best work.