While nearly all CEOs value the equitable advancement of women, studies continue to show that women are not advancing at the same rates as their male peers. This presentation by a leading corporate gender equity consultant, will cover the facts on gender in today's workplace, business reasons for inclusion; common issues for women in the workplace; how smaller issues add up to create launching pads for #metoo situations; the main areas for organizations to get right; common myths; and what works and what doesn't. Special attention will be given to gender equity in the accounting and other finance fields.
The latest facts on gender in the workplace, including finance and accounting fields.
What really works - and what doesn't - to improve workplace fairness.
Reasons companies should address gender issues before they create a #metoo culture.
Emily Howe is a senior management consultant with Portola Advisors. She has a MA degree in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons College, and has a special focus on helping businesses advance women in leadership and reduce gender bias throughout organizations. For 15+ years, as an expert in change management and business transitions, Emily has served large international companies, public and private universities, nonprofit and arts organizations, philanthropic groups, government entities, and individuals. Emily is Prosci-certified in change management and is on the board of the Association of Change Management Professionals, Northern California.