What Will It Take is proud to announce the launch of its Workplace Equity Initiative, which strives to create a culture of respect, equity, and value for all.
This is a critical moment in time. We can no longer say we did not know about the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace. Post #MeToo, corporations and organizations have come to understand that while policies and procedures are critical, they will not shift corporate culture.
To create a culture of respect, equity and value for all, corporations must provide training that challenges the status quo and addresses the root of the problem: that the underlying causes of violence, harassment and discrimination against women are rooted in the ways women and girls have been traditionally viewed and treated in our society. Men in leadership are looking for ways to act as allies and create necessary change. Critical solutions include “developing a voice” to articulate gender equity issues and “leveraging one’s influence and platform” to shift culture.
Through our Workplace Equity Initiative and events, we will implement solutions and catalyze change to bring us closer to true equity in the workplace.
What Will It Take to Create a Workplace Culture of Respect, Equity and Value for All
New York, NY
In partnership with A CALL TO MEN—a respected leader on issues of manhood, male socialization and its intersection with violence, and preventing violence against all women and girls—this breakfast salon will bring together champions of workplace equity and diversity and inclusion from across industries to help understand what steps can be made toward achieving true equity in the workplace. The event will consist of a keynote address, corporate case studies, an interactive panel discussion, networking opportunities, and co-creation of shared commitments to creating workplace culture of respect, equity and value for all.
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