Standing together

Sallie Krawchuk of Ellevest recently blogged, “It’s by coming together and working together — sometimes by using our financial power, sometimes by using the power of social media, sometimes by deputizing our diversity councils to act on our behalf — that we can shift the existing power structures.” Sally was referencing a recent speech she…

Who’s a leader?

We often use words like decisive, straight-shooter and confident to describe people who make good leaders.  These attributes aren’t neutral though, they have particularly gendered origins and consequences. When many people think of leaders they picture a man standing at the front of a boardroom or in the military. Our views about leadership, and the…