If there are issues with people assuming a male subordinate is in charge, or one of your male colleagues takes credit for someone else’s ideas, be willing to have an uncomfortable conversation early (and often).
In addition to the gender-pay remediation at Salesforce, CEO Marc Benioff instituted policies to require that 30% of the meeting participants be women,35 with an express goal to increase women’s leadership and likelihood of promotion.
Do what you can to bring women to the table and into the spotlight.
We can help young women – or women new to the sector or organization regardless of age – build leadership skills by inviting them to events as our guests, encouraging them to write blogs and articles, suggesting them as speakers on panels, and nominating them for awards. This can help address another gender gap. Less than 15% of the millions of quotes shared every day are quotes attributed to women and girls.36
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