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Proven techniques, strategies, and tools to develop women leaders, build male allies, and promote gender equality.

May 31, 2019

This week's hot topic podcast has a special guest, Gretchen Schott, VP of Learning and Development at TrueU.  She has been an important ally to me personally, as well as in my business. 

Together, we share a story of a candid conversation we had together about gender and religion and tips on building...


May 24, 2019

This week, Lean In published a study in partnership with Survey Monkey on What Women Are Up Against At Work.  What they found is an alarming 63% of men are uncomfortable working with women at work on basic tasks.  

This is a problem.  We need men and women to work together now more than ever.

In the post #metoo era,...


May 17, 2019

Today's hot topic came from an audience question in one of my talks this week. 

What do you do when you have a non-ally?

While, I would argue many men are allies in training or want to be an ally, what do you do when they truly do not want to engage as an ally?

To address this, I explain what a microaggression is and...


May 10, 2019

At the start of 2019, women made unprecedented advances into politics in the United States.  There was a 15% increase overnight in women in Congress than in 2018.  Yet, the percentage of the total is only up from 20.6% to 23.7%.

The women that have joined are experiencing criticism, which may be perceived as gender...


May 3, 2019

In this week's episode, we unpack the discomfort about privilege, and share Pete Buttigieg's (white gay man running for President) story on privilege.  We also share our take on what it means to lead like an ally and talk openly about the "P" word.

I share my own discomfort talking about this topic and what I have done...