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Transports : bientôt plus de femmes aux commandes ?

S’il existe un secteur professionnel où les femmes se comptent sur les doigts de la main, c’est bien celui des transports. En Europe, 22% des travailleurs du secteur sont des femmes. Et plus on monte ...

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Where gender balance meets quality of life

  When i tell people that gender balance improves the Quality of Life of everyone in the workplace, some find it hard to believe. And yet, these two ideas are intrinsically linked. Improving ...

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My Workshop On Gender Privilege

WARNING: What follows isn’t for the faint of heart. It could even be hazardous to your health and may provoke a range of possible reactions, including shock, anger, and a few choice four-letter words. Luckily ...

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Mama Mafia – treat me like a person!

I’m going to say it out loud finally! “Mama Mafia,   treat me like a person, not a failed woman” I don’t have kids. I don’t want kids. I’m not sterile. I do have (great) ...

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How male managers can spread equality

In private conversations, middle managers are often referred to as “the permafrost” or “the concrete layer”. They are an unloved group, who are blamed for a multitude of organizational failures. Among these is the failure ...

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Time to Shatter my Glass Slipper

Taking the escalator on the way to work one morning, catching a glimpse of blue sky on the way up, I realized- I feel successful, finally. A beautiful work in progress in my own right, ...

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Iedereen zou feminist moeten zijn

Dat de steun van mannen belangrijk is om gendergelijkheid te krijgen in de samenleving, geen feminist die daar nog aan twijfelt. Maar mannen overtuigen om aan hun zijde te strijden? Dat is niet vanzelfsprekend. Waarom ...

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Achterwaarts en op hoge hielen – Cathérine Ongenae

Quota voor vrouwen zijn niet alleen belangrijk omdat het “politiek correct” is: diversiteit is goed voor de gezondheid van een organisatie, én van de samenleving. Op straffe van boetes meer vrouwen in raden van ...

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Raus aus den Kellergewölben der Macht!

Frauen klagen lieber über ihr Karriereelend, als sich nach oben zu kämpfen, findet Personalberaterin Angela Hornberg. Doch so lässt sich die Männerkultur der Chefs nicht ändern, die in den Bordell-Skandalen von Volkswagen und Ergo gipfelte. ...

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Wake Up, White Guys! Bill Proudman Tackles D & I

“There are people who would say, ‘Just take them (white male executives) out back and give them frontal lobotomies.’ But it’s not that simple.” Bill Proudman pretty much personifies “white male privilege.” He is ...

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It’s good to be the Queen . . . but it’s easier being the King

One of the most common and popular conceptualizations of gender—epitomized by John Gray’s megabestselling book, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus—is that men and women are essentially different species. We believe that ...

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