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Our Programs: Cornerstones for Developing Leaders Who Deliver Results

Over the next few months, I will be sharing the insights of three of our WOMEN Unlimited Program Managers. They are on the front lines in helping high potential women become strategic, top-level leaders and in working with their managers to help ensure sustainable results. Our Program Managers will highlight the challenges and opportunities our…

Career-Long Resources For WOMEN Unlimited Alumnae

It’s the goal of WOMEN Unlimited to ensure that leadership development begins, doesn’t end, with our programs. To fulfill that goal, we have a vibrant and active alumnae network for our program graduates called The WUN. This blog features an interview with the Program Manager of our alumnae initiatives, Susan Kendrick Describe briefly the mission…

Highlights of the HCI 2017 Inclusive Diversity Conference

I recently had the pleasure of attending and speaking at HCI’s 2017 Inclusive Diversity Conference, which was attended by over 300 professionals committed to advancing gender parity. This was HCI’s first conference on the topic of diversity and inclusion and was the direct result of requests from their members. It’s very much in synch with…

Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business

March is Women’s History Month. For all of us involved in advancing gender parity across corporations, this year’s theme, “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” is especially meaningful. In line with the theme, “The National Women’s History Project” is honoring 13 women, past and present who have “defied the social mores of their times…

How Companies Go Astray in Identifying High-Potential Talent

As followers of my blogs know, from time to time, I comment on articles that impact gender parity and discuss how the points covered can help advance female talent. A recent article in the Harvard Business Review, Companies Are Bad at Identifying High-Potential Employees by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman caught my eye. The authors point out…

IMpower: Amplifying IMpact

It’s been just about a year and a half since we launched IMpower: Grow the Talent that Will Grow Your Company, our program for developing emerging female talent. With 18 months of Corporate Partner and IMpower graduate feedback, we have solid evidence that IMpower is a resounding success, amplifying the impact of female talent across a broad spectrum…

Amplifying Impact

As we begin our 23rd year helping organizations create a sustainable pipeline of female talent, we at WOMEN Unlimited will be expanding the ways in which we work with corporations to “amplify their impact. “ What exactly does “amplify impact” mean? It means organizations involve all key players including HR leaders, managers, mentors, C-suite executives…

2016—“It Was A Very Good Year” for WOMEN Unlimited

I’ve always loved that Sinatra classic. I’m happy to say the title nicely defines how 2016 shaped up for us at WOMEN Unlimited, our corporate partners, their participants in our programs, and the managers and the mentors who support them. It was a very busy year as well, with a number of changes, enhancements and…

The Community Designing Technology Needs to Be As Broad and Diverse As the Community Consuming It!

I am pleased to share with you Heidi Musser’s experiences and insights on diversity in STEM. She is a long-time advocate for gender parity. Her viewpoints on why diversity is not taking hold in STEM very much align with what we at WOMEN Unlimited see across companies and industries, especially regarding unconscious bias, failure to…
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