Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap

“The Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative is a national forum where advocates, organizers, researchers, practitioners, and funders are coming together to close the gap by building wealth for low-income women and women of color.”

HBR: Designing a Bias-Free Organization

Source: Harvard Business Review: July/August 2016 “Iris Bohnet thinks firms are wasting their money on diversity training. The problem is, most programs just don’t work. Rather than run more workshops or try to eradicate the biases that cause discrimination, she says, companies need to redesign their processes to prevent biased …

HBR: We Just Can’t Handle Diversity

Source: Harvard Business Review: July/August 2016 “It’s hard to argue with the benefits of diversity, given the decades’ worth of studies showing that a diverse workforce measurably improves decision making, problem solving, creativity, innovation, and flexibility.Most of us also believe that hiring, development, and compensation decisions should come down to …

HBR: Why Diversity Programs Fail

Source: Harvard Business Review: July/August 2016 “It shouldn’t be surprising that most diversity programs aren’t increasing diversity. Despite a few new bells and whistles, courtesy of big data, companies are basically doubling down on the same approaches they’ve used since the 1960s—which often make things worse, not better. Firms have …

Catalyst Knowledge Center

A “Knowledge Center” filled with reports, infographics, recorded webinars, etc. relevant to the workplace diversity, corporate governance, men, sponsorship/mentoring, women in leadership, etc.

McKinsey’s Women Matter 2013

McKinsey’s new report, “Women Matter 2013: Moving corporate culture, moving boundaries,” focuses on mindsets and corporate culture to help companies understand how they can make change happen.

Gender Action Portal

With its Gender Action Portal, the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School provides scientific evidence—based on experiments in the field and in the laboratory—on the impact of policies, strategies and organizational practices aimed at closing gender gaps in the areas of economic opportunity, politics, health, and education …