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 […]
November 18, 2019
De-bias your Advancement Process

De-bias your Advancement Process – Work Allocation

Do you really need to de-bias your advancement process? There is a very strong belief that people get promoted on merit. But is that true? Is […]
October 22, 2019
Career Success for Women, Women Leadership Programmes, Speaker for Women, Gender Diversity, Gender Diffference, Mentoring for Women

Demystify Technology – It Works to Recruit Women in Tech and Engineering

Several contacts of mine have recently shared what worked for them to recruit women in tech and engineering. It turns out there are some key elements […]
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 […]
August 29, 2019
Unconscious Bias Training Raise Awareness of Diversity

Unconscious Bias Training to Raise Awareness of Diversity

You need to be ever so careful with unconscious bias training.  It’s easy to get it wrong, and often doesn’t have the intended impact. Yet it’s […]
August 15, 2019
Unconscious Bias Training Work

Did I Get It Wrong? Does Unconscious Bias Training Work after all?

If you know me, you will know my answer to does unconscious bias training work?  I am not a fan of unconscious bias training, and I […]
July 11, 2019
Unconscious Bias Training Gender Balance Diversity Includion Consulting Women Leadership

How to Engage Men in Gender Diversity

My clients often ask me how to engage men in gender diversity.  They have learned that to create gender balance you need to engage with both […]
June 7, 2019
Create a successful women's network

How to Create a Successful Women’s Network in your Organisation

So, you are keen to create a successful women’s network in your organisation. Sounds easy, and fun, right? Just get a nice bunch of female colleagues […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]