Advancing Women & Inclusion

Organizations with inclusive cultures attract, retain, and advance a high-performing and diverse workforce.

“We need to develop an inclusive culture that celebrates and enables strong women leaders.”

Susan Brady

Lead Strategist, Advancing Women & Inclusion

“Advancing diverse leaders and creating an inclusive culture are not individual efforts; they’re symbiotic. Inclusive leaders develop inclusive cultures—and inclusive cultures foster stronger leaders and teams that drive exponential results.”


Inclusive Organizations Don’t Just Happen—They Are Made

Building an inclusive culture requires developing inclusive leadership. Inclusive leaders are courageous and curious and look for new perspectives; they are adaptive to new ways of doing things and build relationships easily. These leaders create trust by sharing credit and decision-making authority.

There’s a good reason that inclusive leaders foster loyal and productive teams—they leverage their teams’ individual talents and help to build individual strengths while inviting opinions. They help create cultures that embrace diversity, thrive on synergy, and produce exponentially high results.

Inclusive organizations focus on attracting, developing, and advancing women and underrepresented populations by removing roadblocks, gaining stakeholder buy-in, and developing opportunities for growth.

Create a culture of inclusion to create better results. Learn a proven approach.

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Dr. Paula Johnson named 2015 Outstanding Woman in Healthcare

January 28, 2015, Bill Springer

In her work as the Executive Director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology and Chief of the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Dr. Paula Johnson’s groundbreaking clinical work and interdisciplinary research and education has made a significant impact in women’s health, academic medicine, and leadership.

What Can Linkage Do for Your Organization?

Solve the “chicken or the egg” equation for your organization with an approach that recognizes the shared responsibility of both a receptive, inclusive culture and high-potential inclusive leadership to effect positive change—and develops the two in tandem. Our customizable services can help your organization from start to finish or pick up at any point in between.

Assess your current team to find hidden potential, map how to develop an inclusive workplace environment, train future women leaders, or advance your organization’s capacity to accelerate female leadership.

Every organization’s needs and talent are unique—shouldn’t your path forward be equally as unique?