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.
For 20+ years, Emily Howe ("Femily") has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, Bay Area-based tech companies, public and private universities, nonprofit and arts organizations, philanthropic groups, and business leaders.
From Silicon Valley's Watermark Conference for Women to San Francisco's Commonwealth Club, Femily speaks frequently with companies and at events about advancing women and LBGT people. She is an expert media source for outlets such as C-SPAN, KQED, Fast Company, Bustle, The Telegraph, and Thrive Global by Arianna Huffington.
Femily's popular, digital "Rebel Boss" leadership courses give ambitious women concrete, evidence-based instruction on leading as a women in today's world, rebelling against dis-empowering "shoulds," outsmarting "isms", and making career plans that really "stick."
In 2018, Femily founded the American Association of Corporate Gender Strategists to address a growing demand for practitioners in the field. That same year, she launched San Francisco's Executive Womxn's forum at the Commonwealth Club. Femily serves on the board of Inforum, the innovation lab for the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum