Authentic leadership can be a powerful inner resource as a toolbox for all leaders. By leading “authentically” from within, leaders can promote their values, provide vision, and engender confidence from their superiors, peers, and direct reports. Accessing and expressing an inner roadmap to authenticity can be a complex landscape for leaders of color to navigate.
We’re often presented with opportunities both in our personal and professional lives that force us to step outside of our comfort zones. Defining moments like these reveal a lot about who we are as individuals and ultimately shape the trajectory of our futures.
In this month’s Ask Deborah, in preparation for International Women’s Day, we posed a reader’s question about the biggest challenges facing women and girls around the world today.
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Every August 26th Catalyst is proud to celebrate Women’s Equality Day, a date selected to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which guaranteed US women the right to vote. This year we are fighting for equality by continuing to highlight stories of pay inequity.
Have you ever accidentally sent an internal email to a client? Bombed a presentation? Migrated 15,0000 data points incorrectly (yes, I did this)? We have all been there. The moment you realize it, your stomach drops, your heart rate quickens, your cheeks flush, your hands become clammy, and your eyes…
Take one 15-year-old student. Add her Chief Technology Officer (CTO) father to the mix. Ask them how we can help women succeed in science- and technology-related professions…and stand well back…
If you don’t work at an agile organization, you might someday. Agile methodologies are making their way into the unlikeliest of business models. But what you may not realize is an evolution to agile is also an opportunity to level the playing field for women and align your company’s strategic goals with inclusion.
What does the [email protected] look like for women? That’s what over 800 business leaders came to discuss at the 2019 Catalyst Awards Conference on March 14 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Catalyst Award-winning organizations, Supporters, diversity and inclusion experts, business leaders, and others gathered to share their visions and actions for…