The pace of progress of women in business is unsatisfactory. The Supreme Court hearings continue the #MeToo theme: women are silent when they are wronged.
The unconscious bias facing women in the business world is just one of the many faces of gender bias. And it is clearly not its ugliest.
Our diversity training programs and my blogs focus on gender diversity in the workplace, specifically at the leadership levels of business. This issue, while important, is the tip of the iceberg. There are more serious issues that I think are related. Women are under-represented and under-compensated not only in business but in educational, government, medical, military and non-profit workplaces. While business women are economically self-sufficient, many women live in poverty. Women are the victim of domestic and sexual violence across the globe. Are there common attitudes about women that underlie all of these issues?