THE BUSINESS CASE FOR GENDER-BALANCED LEADERSHIP

SHRM 2011 Diversity & Inclusion Conference
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Workplace Application: Learn how global investors are calling on companies to increase their representation of women at senior levels and how an inclusive workplace better engages employees and customers and augments the bottom line.

This session is recommended for senior and executive D&I practitioners. More than 75% of men and women believe in the benefits of gender parity, but only 20% believe their company is actually doing something about it. Hear strategies for building diversity know-how, including best practices for garnering support for a women’s network. Get top strategies used by savvy change agents at global companies, including communicating network activity, managing pushback from others, and building alliances at all levels. Learn how to build the business case for developing and elevating women to senior roles, and how to leverage relationships with key stakeholder groups, including customers, suppliers, employees and boards. Learn how gender-balanced leadership elevates diversity and inclusion overall and how to provide specific strategies for obtaining that balance.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 8:00am to 9:15am
Presenter: 

Jane Weiss, MSOD

Jane
Weiss, MSOD

Selena Rezvani, MSW

Selena
Rezvani, MSW
Location: 
Washington 4
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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