Jun 11, 2020

Webinar Recording: How to Recommit to Gender Parity in the Age of Covid-19

A Conversation with Sally Helgesen and Maria Howard of Linkage

Sally Helgesen

Bestselling Author, Speaker & Leadership Coach

Linkage’s Critical Leadership Conversations Series

The impact of the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis has been far-reaching, and women in the workplace have been disproportionately affected.

As women navigate the hurdles to advancement during a crisis, advancement becomes even harder to achieve. How can women continue to prioritize their advancement, along with the myriad other challenges and stressors they are experiencing during this one-in-a-generation crisis? How can leaders and organizations strategically and thoughtfully support their advancement during this critical time?

Now more than ever, organizations need a diverse and engaged workforce with women at every level of leadership to help them achieve better business outcomes. As we strive to mitigate the effects of this once-in-a-generation crisis, we must work even harder to advance women leaders and renew our effort to achieving gender parity in our workforce.

During this webinar with internationally best-selling author Sally Helgesen and Maria Howard, CRO at Linkage, we will explore how COVID-19 has negatively affected women in the workplace and spark a critical conversation about how we can support the advancement of women leaders at all levels–especially now, in a time of uncertainty. Explore individual and organizational commitments you can make today to support your own career development and the advancement of women leaders at your organization.

In This Pre-Recorded Session, You Will:

  • Explore the latest research on the impact of COVID-19 on the advancement of women in the workplace
  • Focus on individual commitments you can make to yourself: Gain tips and tools to support your own advancement and supercharge your leadership journey at a critical time
  • Discover how to adapt your leadership style to remote work by learning how to hosts meetings where all members of your team are engaged, heard, and included

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Sally Helgesen

Bestselling Author, Speaker & Leadership Coach

Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership, is an internationally bestselling author, speaker and leadership coach. She has been inducted into the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame, which honors those whose ideas have shaped the field of leadership worldwide. She is also ranked number 3 among the world’s thought leaders by Global Gurus.

Sally’s latest book, Rising Together: How We Can Bridge Divides and Create a More Inclusive Workplace, offers practical ways to build more inclusive relationships, teams and workplaces.

Her previous book, How Women Rise, coauthored with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women as they move forward in their careers. It became the top seller in its field within a week of publication and rights have been sold in 22 languages.