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These 5 Tips Will Help You Recruit More Women/Diverse Candidates

In parts 1-5 of our “Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond,” we covered setting new goals for diversity, what CEOs need to do to get results, how to engage & retain more women, how to change your company’s culture to be more inclusive, and how to make your company policies inclusive. Part 6 focuses on how to recruit more women to help achieve your diversity goals. Read ON!
4 min read | Kelly Primus
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Leading Women Joins Leading NOW

Brings Gender Expertise to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Global Advisor BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Women, the world's premier consulting firm for bringing Gender Balance solutions to business, is pleased to announce it has joined Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all. Leading NOW's affinity for research-based programming, content, and strategic solutions built on ground-breaking, DE&I expert led research, led to the merger.
4 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Privacy Policy Update - October 2020

Leading NOW and its subsidiaries Leading Women, Leading Forward, Center for Diversity & Inclusion, and Gender Dynamics Institute are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We have updated our Privacy Policy to make our policies more clear to you, and to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law in the European Union (EU). Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our data collection and storage policies and our commitment to keeping your information secure. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at contact@leadingwomen.biz.
5 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Make Your Company Policies Inclusive by Looking at these 3 HR Tools

Part 5 of our “Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond” focuses on the importance of removing gender-biased language from HR tools. If you’re following along, this is #4 on the Top 5 list from our CEO’s blog post 'From One CEO to Another--It’s Time to Get Focused': Remove gender-biased language from HR tools
3 min read | Kelly Primus
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How To Change Your Company’s Culture To Be More Inclusive

In Part 4 of our “Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond”, we are focusing on the impact of Gender Dynamics and how to change your company’s culture to be more inclusive by removing the barriers to women’s advancement. This week we'll tackle #3 on our top five list of things you need to do to get results and close the leadership gender gap: Educate your leadership to reduce the negative impact of Gender Dynamics on talent decisions.
3 min read | Kelly Primus
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Leading Women's Global Reach Continues

Leading Women's Global Reach Continues; Signs Exclusive Partnership with Australian-Based Advancing Women in Business & Sport BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Women, a global management consulting company focused on bringing gender balance to leadership teams, announced today it has entered into an exclusive licensing partnership with Advancing Women in Business & Sport (Advancing Women), Australia's top enterprise for providing research, advisory and consulting services on equality, inclusion and gender diversity, to offer Leading Women's award-winning content and programs in Australia and New Zealand. The partnership strengthens Leading Women's global reach and broadens its footprint into the sports industry.
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading Women Media Release

How to Engage & Retain More Women - Top 5 Things You Can Do!

Today, we continue our 7-part series “Gender + Diversity Playbook: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for 2021 and Beyond.” In Part 1, we covered 2020’s misses & 2030 goals, and in Part 2 Leading Women’s CEO shared the Top 5 things that CEOs can do to close its gender + diversity leadership gap. Next up, we’ll break down those Top 5 actions—addressing each action individually—to help organizations get the results they want, to achieve gender balance in the organization. --- How to Engage & Retain More Women Executive commitment to, and sponsorship of, women’s advancement—advocating for the business case: Simply put, leaders need to demonstrate their commitment by mentoring/sponsoring women in order to ENGAGE & RETAIN them. Make sure your leadership puts them into the mix for promotions and make sure they’re part of their own succession plans.
4 min read | Kelly Primus
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Kelly Lockwood Primus Featured on The Leadership Hacker Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of joining Steve Rush on his podcast "The Leadership Hacker." I'm a big fan, and was excited to be invited to speak with him. Before the official interview, he and I discussed our perspectives on women in leadership - and I was thrilled to hear that during his career he frequently hired more women leaders than men! And, I'm pleased to say that Steve is absolutely committed to gender balance in his podcast, and will be working diligently to interview an equal number of men & women leaders.
2 min read | Kelly Primus
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Leading Women Announces Strategic Partnership with Northeast HR Association (NEHRA)

BOSTON, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Women, a distinguished global consulting firm noted for championing workplace culture transformation and promoting Gender Balance in corporate leadership, announces it has entered into in a strategic partnership with the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA). Leading Women will leverage the opportunity to provide thought leadership to NEHRA, the largest HR organization in the Northeast. The partnership will enhance NEHRA's commitment to providing its more than 2,600 members with relevant and timely educational programs for HR professionals by offering innovative research-based solutions as a resource to help accelerate women's career growth.
2 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading Women Named to HR Tech Outlook's List of Top 10 Leadership Development/Training Coaching Companies

BOSTON, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Women, one of the world's premier global consulting firms for bringing Gender Balance to corporate leadership, has been recognized by HR Tech Outlook as a Top 10 Leadership Development Training/Coaching Company for 2020, and featured among an elite group of companies in the Leadership special edition of HR Tech Outlook magazine. "We are honored to make the HR Tech Top 10 List, and to be acknowledged for our innovative, research-based solutions and proven women's leadership development programs, which have been helping organizations achieve workplace culture transformation for almost two decades," said Kelly Lockwood Primus, CEO & President of Leading Women.
4 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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