Each year, we eagerly anticipate the release of the annual Women in the Workplace study conducted by LeanIn.org and McKinsey and Company. This year, the report’s fifth year, was no different. There are often new themes and new lenses on the topics of representation, bias, and how to mitigate unequal treatment in the workplace. Our big takeaway this year is a concept coined The Broken Rung.
Thanksgiving is an odd time of year, as in many ways it marks “the beginning of the end”. The end of the year, that is. It is a reminder to all of us to begin our processes of looking back on our year as it comes to a close, and to think of what we are most grateful for.
The paradoxical nature of motherhood, especially in the first year, is something that no one could prepare me for. This podcast helped me make sense of it.
Women at Nike were fed up with sexual harassment and gender discrimination. They decided to do something about it with data. That data changed the narrative of the company forever. Here is what we learned, and what you should learn, too.
We are so excited to announce August's pick for Gild Book Club! This month we will be reading A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy by Sarah Lacy.
Even if you couldn’t attend the exclusive Forbes 2018 Women’s Summit, you can still take away some of the main lessons from the event surrounding purpose and identity.
Returning to work after having a baby is hard. In this post, five women break down their experiences both before and after returning to work, and share the secret sauce that helps them each day.
I didn't change when I had a baby, but the way I see things did.
We came together at the end of the session to share goals and the steps we hope to take to achieve them, and it was abundantly clear that these women have every intention to reach their fullest potentials.
Work-life balance. That ever-elusive goal we are all working towards achieving. We hear all the time at our women’s initiatives workshops how this obsessive pursuit can be exhausting, frustrating and alienating. What we at Gild have come to realize is this: We are not alone. Successful women in workplaces everywhere struggle to find the right balance. We have to ask ourselves, does it even exist?