With gender equality still an issue in workplaces worldwide, how can we create diversity and inclusion programs to empower women? Common solutions include formal mentoring, education for employees about diversity, and training on unconscious bias. Recently, women-led initiatives have promoted diversity in the workplace, following research that shows equality is good for business.
Companies must learn how to create an intentional culture for gender inclusion, moving beyond the idea that a few prominent female role models are enough to create gender equality in a male-dominated industry.
Read the full transcript: https://www.cxotalk.com/episode/girls-tech-how-create-gender-diversity
To learn more, we speak with two leaders trying to solve this important problem. In this conversation, we discuss:
-- About Adriana Gascoigne (Girls in Tech) and Sastry Durvasula (McKinsey & Company)
-- Gender diversity, equality, and inclusion
-- Importance of diversity in the workplace
-- Impact of remote work from home on gender diversity and STEM
-- Creating a culture of diverse teams and inclusion in the workplace
-- Sustaining gender diversity and equality in the workplace
-- Challenges of diversity in the workplace
-- How do you promote diversity and inclusion at work?
Adriana Gascoigne is the Founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, a San Francisco-based non-profit organization devoted to empowering, educating, and engaging women in the tech industry across 47 chapters in 33 countries.
Sastry Durvasula is the Global Chief Technology and Digital Officer, and Partner at McKinsey & Company. Sastry leads the strategy and development of the Firm’s differentiating digital products and platforms, internal and client-facing technology, hybrid cloud, data & analytics, and AI/ML.