Webinars

Effective Work/Life Management for Yourself and Those You Supervise

Work-life balance has always been a challenge for mothers. Research shows it is an increasing challenge for fathers, too—and that even adults without children often struggle to balance their work with their other life goals. This webinar will explore the sources of work-family conflict, what individuals can do to sort out their priorities and attain …

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Leveling the Playing Field for First Generation Professionals: Tips for Individuals and Their Employers

Too often in diversity contexts, programming is designed to help women, LGBTQ individuals, or people of color – but rarely tackle issues of class. Yet first-generation college students face particular, well documented challenges in professional workplaces. This webinar is designed to provide a toolkit to address those challenges. Class migrants—professionals from non-professional families—often find self-promotion …

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Authentic Leadership as a Critical Pillar of Inclusive Work Environments

Overview: A growing body of research suggests that authenticity is a key ingredient for building inclusive environments. However, most corporate environments struggle with the idea of authenticity – professionals are taught to avoid differences rooted in culture, rather than leverage these differences for success, which in turn causes them to minimize their own differences in …

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Leading Effective Teams

Learn how to build effective and diverse teams by interrupting biases that creep in to everyday workplace situations. Joan will draw upon her years of research to discuss leveraging collective intelligence to increase team productivity and innovation, concrete strategies for identifying and interrupting diversity-related bias, and the value of well-managed, inclusive teams.

Gender & Negotiation

Women face unique obstacles at the negotiating table. Both male and female counterparts hold expectations that make it difficult for women to negotiate value and build relationships. This data-driven webinar shares recent research on how women can be effective despite the distinctive challenges we face at the negotiating table.

Interrupting Bias in Performance Evaluations

Studies show that subtle gender and racial biases often creep into performance evaluations. Learn how to design and fill out performance evaluations to avoid this. Research shows that women’s reviews are more likely to contain negative feedback, and women tend to receive different types of criticism than men. Men typically receive constructive suggestions related to …

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Overwhelmed – Being A Serious Professional
While Making Time For A Life

Author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time provides insightful analysis of the modern time bind, examining the pressures and conflicting expectations faced by working parents and others with family responsibilities. This webinar examines the systemic stressors that make work/life balance unattainable, and offers practical time-management strategies for coping with …

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“I’d Rather Work With A Man”
Tips For Diffusing Conflicts Among Women

We receive more questions from WLE members about how to handle workplace conflicts between women than on any other topic. At least once a year, a study or trending article comes out about why female bosses are harder to work for, or how catty female coworkers or office Mean Girls hold women back in their …

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Tips For Diffusing Conflicts Among Women
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