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.
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.
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.