Sheryl Sandberg On Gender Equality’s Power In Advertising And Business

Just after ‘Fearless Girl’ took home the Glass Lion award for empowering women, Sheryl Sandberg talks about the gender bias that persists in advertising, and the progress that is being made in the media industry.

Gender equality a marathon, not a sprint says Deloitte CEO

100% Talent Signatory Deloitte is working to advance pay equity and gender equality. “At Deloitte, we view diversity and inclusion as central to our firm’s culture and our ability to tackle our clients’ most complex business problems.”

Maria Renz keynotes Amazon’s first Women’s Entrepreneur Conference

A year ago, Maria Renz she became the first woman named technical advisor to CEO Jeff Bezos (a coveted rung on Amazon’s leadership ladder). Today, she delivered the keynote address at Amazon’s first-ever Women’s Entrepreneur Conference. “You learn the most when you’re both comfortable and challenged,” she said.

A Conservative Push for Paid Family Leave

Conservative think tank American Action Forum surprised many with its issuance of a policy proposal for paid family leave. The plan offers up to 12 weeks of paid leave to the working poor and is modeled on the already successful earned income tax credit.

100% Talent Signatory Bank of America on Why Leaders Are Instituting Progressive Parental Leave Policies

Two to seven weeks of paid leave is the standard across most large companies, but even that window of time can be tainted by inflexibility and often unspoken expectations that employees stay connected by checking email, taking calls or meeting with clients, or simply not take the full leave. According to Sheri Bronstein, Bank of America’s global human resources executive, the parental leave policy is part of a broader strategy to build a network of support for the bank’s employees.

What Works for Women at Work Part 1: Prove It Again

The “What Works for Women at Work” video series helps identify four patterns of gender bias that shape today’s workplaces and offers proven strategies successful women use to navigate subtle bias.

Profile: Moz CEO Sarah Bird strives to make Seattle more ‘economically inclusive’

When Moz CEO Sarah Bird isn’t leading a team of over 200 employees she dedicates her time to civic initiatives. She wants to make the Seattle tech scene a more diverse and inclusive place. In pursuit of that goal, she meets regularly with middle school girls, hoping to inspire the next generation of leaders and technologists. She’s also a vocal advocate for gender equity and compensation transparency.