June 22, 2020

Is Gender ahead of Race Diversity?

The Black Lives Matter Movement has placed race diversity in the front of our minds. Gender seems to contrast positively. Indeed we have come a long […]
May 28, 2020
keep diversity and inclusion relevant

Keep Diversity and Inclusion relevant in times of crisis – this is how

So here we are slowly easing into a ‘new normal’. But can you keep diversity and inclusion relevant now? For some if you it may still […]
May 11, 2020
Software Tools for Gender Diversity – How to get better results faster

Software Tools for Gender Diversity – How to get better results faster

Recently some good software tools for gender diversity have come to market to support you in creating gender balance. Have you seen them? Are you using […]
April 27, 2020
Software Tools for Gender Diversity – How to get better results faster

Using More Nudges to Get Support from Senior Leaders for Gender Diversity

In my previous blog, I shared some tried and tested ways that help senior leaders to get into the shoes of women. Once they can see what it’s like for women, […]
April 14, 2020
Using Nudges to Get Support from Senior Leaders for Gender Diversity

Using Nudges to Get Support from Senior Leaders for Gender Diversity

Have you tried to get support from Senior Leaders for Gender Diversity but failed? You are not alone. I regularly meet HR professionals or senior women who tell me they […]
February 21, 2020
fewer women at senior levels

Why are there fewer women at senior levels?

The numbers are clear, there are fewer women at senior levels.  But why is it that women don’t seem to advance at the same rate as […]
February 5, 2020
Recruit to find more gender diverse candidates

How to help a recruiter find more diverse candidates to fill your job vacancies

This is a guest contribution by Chris Stappard, Managing Director of Edward Reed Recruitment. Here, he shares what you can do to help your recruitment company […]
September 23, 2019
Why is Diversity and Inclusion a Hot Topic?

Why is Diversity and Inclusion a Hot Topic?

Increasingly clients ask me to link my work in gender to a wider inclusion and diversity agenda. Diversity and Inclusion is clearly a hot topic for […]
February 11, 2019

Do We Really need Women Leadership Programmes?

When I work with clients I regularly get invited to engage men in gender diversity. Typically they have already started a women’s network or women’s leadership […]
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 […]
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

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 […]