The Million Woman March

Last Friday, January 20th, we inaugurated our 45th president, Donald Trump. The following morning, what felt like every woman I know woke up and marched on Washington, New York , Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, St. Louis, Chicago and Austin, to name a few. To my great surprise, the marches had gone international with demonstrations in…

Why You Need a Sponsor More Than a Mentor

Mentorship and sponsorship are often used interchangeably, but the two are actually quite different. The best description I've heard about what differentiates the two is that a mentor is someone who will talk to you. This is someone who will offer advice, listen to you when you need an ear, give you helpful tips, offer you encouragement…

To Reach Gender Equality In The Workplace, We Need Men To Engage

A few months ago, I met a young male lawyer at a diversity event hosted by a law firm. We began chatting about the Women’s Networking Group at his firm. He seemed to know a fair amount about what they did, but when I asked if he had ever considered becoming a member, he told…