Anika K. Warren, PhD

Anika Warren, PhD, worked in finance at Gap Inc. and The Charles Schwab Corporation and was involved in recruitment and career development efforts at both corporations. She received her BBA in Finance from Howard University and earned her MA and MEd in Psychological Counseling at Columbia University, focusing on organizational, multicultural, and school psychology. She completed her PhD in Counseling Psychology at Boston College.

Anika K.'s Latest Work

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 4: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Knowing Your Organization—A Core Element of Sponsorship Success

This tool includes tactics for discussing workplace dynamics and unwritten rules with protégés and helpful strategies.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 5: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Managing Challenges—A Sponsorship Reality

This tool includes self-assessments and reflective questions to help managers identify sponsorship challenges and develop an action plan.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 6: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Consolidating Your Toolkit Responses—A Management Method

This tool includes exercises allowing managers to synthesize their sponsorship style to create more strategic and effective sponsorship goals.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 7: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Monitoring Your Progress—A Sponsorship Tracker

This tool provides a formal monitoring mechanism to track sponsor-protégé relationships, goals, and results.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 3: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Promoting Workplace Inclusion—A Sponsorship Priority

This tool assists users in developing an action plan for increasing workplace inclusion as a sponsorship strategy.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 1: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Investing in Women Through Sponsorship—A Win-Win Opportunity

This tool includes self-assessments by which users can determine their current sponsorship style.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Tool 2: Managers as Sponsors Toolkit: Understanding the Importance of Sponsorship—A Business Strategy

This tool is designed to help users evaluate their understanding and better use sponsorship as a business strategy.

Advancing Your Own Career

Tool 1: Career Pathways: Assessing Your Career Advancement Strategies

This first tool provides interactive self-assessments designed to help you develop a greater understanding of your current career advancement strategies.

Advancing Your Own Career

Tool 2: Career Pathways: Building Workplace Relationship Self-Awareness

This second tool provides interactive self-assessments to help you gain a better understanding of how key workplace relationships and interactions can benefit your career. 

Advancing Your Own Career

Tool 3: Career Pathways: Applying Proven Career Advancement Techniques

This third tool in the Career Pathways Toolkit includes self-guided activities designed to help you develop or redesign your career advancement action plan.

Talent Management Practices

Report: Checking the Pulse of Women in Bioscience: What Organizations Need to Know

Most organizations in bioscience are not maximizing their talent pool.

Inclusion

Report: Beyond Generational Differences: Bridging Gender and Generational Diversity at Work

As a result of demographic shifts, technologies, and focus on team-based approaches, generational diversity has become salient in many organizations.

LGBTQ+

Report: Building LGBT-Inclusive Workplaces: Engaging Organizations and Individuals in Change

Read this report to examine the workplace experiences of LGBT employees working in Canada.

LGBTQ+

Tool: Supporting LGBT Inclusion: A How-To Guide for Organizations and Individuals

This guide is designed to support those who are ready to develop successful LGBT initiatives.

Talent Management Practices

Tool: Talent Management Evaluation Toolkit: Assessing Systems for Gender Biases

This tool will help you find areas for improvement in your talent management systems.

Talent Management Practices

Report: Cascading Gender Biases, Compounding Effects: An Assessment of Talent Management Systems

As companies strive to tackle the shortage of executive talent, maximize human capital with fewer resources, and maintain business success,…