December 3, 2018
Engaging men in gender diversity

Why Talking to Men about Gender Diversity is so Difficult

Engaging men in a conversation about gender diversity can be tricky. Let me tell you why. When I meet people outside of the world of diversity […]
October 4, 2018

Who is better male or female? or … Can women do physics?

This week – once again – people seem keen to engage in a battle of the sexes. Professor Strumia a physics professor speaking at Cern argued […]
September 12, 2018
Unconscious Bias Training Gender Balance Diversity Includion Consulting Women Leadership

Why Unconscious Bias Training Does Not Work

Unconscious bias training is very popular. Every organisation that is keen to take action on diversity and inclusion seems to start with unconscious bias training. Personally […]
August 2, 2018
Blow your own trumpet

The #1 tip for women on how to blow your own trumpet

Blow your own trumpet is something men somehow seem to do all the time.  They just subtly drop how brilliantly they contributed to the last design, […]
May 9, 2018

Six Step Model to Achieve Gender Diversity and Organisational Change

Organisations that are keen to achieve gender diversity and organisational change typically start the easy way. They start a women’s network or get people trained in […]
May 4, 2018
Gender Diversity and Culture Change - Barriers for women

Gender diversity and culture change – What are the barriers for women?

A client had a question about gender diversity and culture change. They had recently picked up that women were no longer moving up at the same […]
April 20, 2018

Reduce the Gender Pay Gap – How to address the Lack of Senior Women

The Gender Pay Gap has been published, now what next? You may be glad it’s out of the way. You may have made an action plan. […]
February 7, 2018

How to Communicate the Gender Pay Gap

Many organisations I speak with fear the gender pay gap reporting deadline. They are keeping their figures back anxiously and hope to get lost in the […]
November 10, 2017
Gender Diversity Initiatives that actually work

Gender Diversity Initiatives that actually work

Surprisingly there is very little measurement of the impact of gender diversity initiatives. Companies do those gender diversity initiatives to be seen to be doing the […]
June 14, 2017
Recruiting Women in Tech and Engineering

Recruiting Women in Tech and Engineering

Of course you want to hire the best engineer for your company. Interestingly, even though 15% of women at universities in tech and engineering courses in […]
November 29, 2016

Gender Smart Succession Planning

Succession planning can be tough, especially if you try to improve gender balance. Perhaps your organisation has a simple system of succession planning by just putting […]
August 30, 2016
what's new in gender diversity

What’s New in Gender Diversity

Do you know what’s new in gender diversity? Is your organisation up to date and working along the latest insights? Do you know best practices from […]
June 15, 2016
Create a gender inclusive culture - tips for men

Create a Gender Inclusive Culture – What Men Can Do

I meet many men that are keen to keep women in and help women advance. They are well aware of unconscious bias and know that a […]
March 24, 2016
Gender Differences at Work

The Surprising Facts about Gender Difference at Work

It’s still not easy to talk about gender difference at work. When I talk about gender difference the debate can get heated. Senior women typically don’t […]
February 10, 2016
Engage Senior Leaders in Gender Diversity

9 Key Tips to Engage Senior Leaders in Gender Diversity

Are you in one of those organisations where they are still in the Dark Ages of gender diversity? Where it seems impossible to engage your senior […]