Men Who Get It: Women Hold Up Half the Sky

March 28, 2014Interested in transforming your workplace? Stop viewing women as a special interest group. “Women make up almost 50% of the global population, so essentially, women hold up half the sky,” says Donny Ching, Legal Director, Royal Dutch Shell.

Click on this video to hear more from Donny!

More “Men Who Get It” Videos:

Watch Stephen Ingledew, UK Managing Director, Customer and Marketing, Standard Life, explain why flexible workplaces are so important.

Watch Guy Outen, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Portfolio & Planning, Shell International Ltd., discuss why it’s essential to advance more women to leadership positions.

Watch Koen Van Neyghem, Regional Director EMEA, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), explain the importance of making diversity a priority—and following through with practical solutions.

Watch Doug Conant, retired President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company, describe the key piece of advice he gave to Denise Morrison, Campbell’s current CEO, earlier in her career.

Watch Gerald Lema, Chairman and President, Japan, Baxter International Inc., and a member of Catalyst’s Board of Directors, discuss how he supported a woman colleague during a challenging transition.

Watch Alistair Fraser, Vice President, Health, Shell International Ltd, describe the biggest obstacle working women face.

Watch Dino E. Robusto, Executive VP, The Chubb Corporation and President of Personal Lines and Claims, explain how when women lead, businesses benefit.

Watch Harjiv Singh, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Gutenberg Communications, share the secret to shaping the future of business in India.

Watch Jim Turley, retired Chairman & CEO, Ernst & Young (EY), and Honorary Director and former Chair of Catalyst’s Board of Directors (from 2009–2013), tell how to confront hidden biases.

Watch Anthony Mitchell, Catalyst’s Senior Membership Manager, Atlanta, explain why he’s passionate about gender diversity.

Watch millennial Bryant Daley, a Budget Analyst at Forest Laboratories, Inc., tell how men who “get it” can help break barriers for women.

Watch Joan Buccigrossi, Director of Global Inclusion & Engagement, Rockwell Automation, discuss the importance of dialogue in creating organizations where diverse talent thrives.

Watch Lee Tschanz, Vice President, North American Sales, Rockwell Automation, discuss the company’s culture change.

Watch the video introduction to Catalyst’s new report, Anatomy of Change: How Inclusive Cultures Evolve, and read more about the study. For a summary of the data, view the infographic.

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Changing the Game for Women, One Male Executive at a Time

When Women Lead, Companies Win

Learning from Women Role Models

Why Business Needs Women—and Women Need Male Allies

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