Women-Only Leadership Training: Why it Matters

Posted Posted in Gender Bias, Leadership Skills, Training, Women in Leadership

One piece of the gender parity puzzle that we concentrate on at Orange Grove Consulting is women’s leadership development. The most common response we receive: “Isn’t separating out women exclusive and unfair? Men don’t get that opportunity.”  I recently spoke at the Society for Women Engineers’ annual conference. Engineering is extremely male-dominated (only 18 – 20 % of engineering students […]

Women in Leadership Training – 5 Steps to Figure Out What Works for Your Company

Posted Posted in Promotion, Retention, Women in Leadership

There are so many reasons why women-only leadership programs exist, all of which focus on career development and progression. Among these benefits are that these programs: Give women a supportive environment to take risks within a group of people that often have similar perspective and experiences within that workplace. Provide a platform for women to […]

How to Get More Women Into Leadership? Give Men Time Off

Posted Posted in Gender Bias, Gender Equity, Men, Promotion, Women in Leadership

By Jodi Detjen, Managing Partner Adapted from Blog written for Bright Horizons There’s plenty in the news about getting more women into leadership. But, increasingly, companies are dialing into the reality that gender equity is not going to change until men are involved as well. A key ingredient? Paternity leave. Yes, it seems like a […]