We’re in a critical moment when it comes to advancing women in the workplace. Leaders in most companies agree that women’s leadership is worth pursuing. They’ve given the green light for women’s initiatives and programs. Yet, the number of women in senior leadership and C-Suite positions is largely unchanged over the past decade. Why? I believe the lack of progress is due to a lack of male engagement and a lack of understanding regarding why women are a critical component to any organization’s strategy and bottom line.
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