Seven Changes that make your Gender Equality work impactful, accepted and valuable

Hundreds of leading women at the World Women Leadership Congress in Mumbai filled the large ballroom with stunning expertise and vibrant engagement. The only panel of that day, 17 February, discussed a delicate question: The invisible dynamics of gender bias. The only man on the panel, Michael Stuber, shares his top recommendations from 20 years of experience in advancing Gender Diversity on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March).

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Gleichstellung in den Bundesbehörden: Glanzvolles Vorbild oder Nebelkerze?

Der Ton zwischen Politik und Wirtschaft ist seit je her scharf, wenn es um Frauen in Führungspositionen geht. Die Politik hielt stets die Definitionsmacht und die Deutungshoheit in Händen. Die eigenen Fortschritte, zum Beispiel in den obersten Bundesbehörden, blieben lange Zeit im Unklaren. Seit 2015 herrscht Transparenz in Berichtsform. Die Deutung der eigenen Zahlen fällt aktuell positiv aus.

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D&I could be a powerful alternative to Nationalism – if pitched effectively

It felt as if overnight many achievements of 20 years of D&I work were ruined when nationalistic and post-truth campaigns received support and were partially successful. A root cause analysis shows how badly managed globalisation and virtualisation led to fragile communities. D&I has the power to offer an alternative – but for that, it needs to be re-framed.

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Case Study: Involving Top Management Levels in shaping the Gender Diversity agenda

If you feel you need to reshape your Gender Diversity strategy and want to make sure top management is not only on board but actively engaged, why don’t you run workshops on the business case & strategy design with your first levels? One large country organisation of a global firm did that and received detailed input and lists of active supporters with whom they proceed. Continue reading