Men Should Sponsor Women in the Workplace, Not Back Away

The findings released today by LeanIn and SurveyMonkey are deeply concerning: in the wake of the sexual harassment scandals, men are uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentorship. If women are ever going to have access to the same career and growth opportunities as men, they need the help of sponsors and mentors. Because the reality is, male managers are often steadfast allies to Jack, but not Jill.

The Path to Parity: 60 Companies Achieving a New Paradigm of Gender Equality

What sets the Paradigm for Parity® coalition apart from the pack is our 5-Point Action Plan – a roadmap for companies to meet their inclusivity goals and achieve gender parity in leadership positions. To celebrate the one year anniversary of the launch of the Paradigm for Parity® movement, we will share each of the five steps in the path to parity.

Congressional Forum on Gender Parity in Corporate Leadership

Candace Duncan, founding member of Paradigm for Parity and retired managing partner at KPMG, testified at a Congressional Forum on Gender Parity in Corporate Leadership. Hosted by Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the discussion focused on the need to level the playing field for women in the business world.

Jewelle Bickford on the Paradigm for Parity® Movement

In a speech to the Committee for Economic Development on August 2, 2017, Paradigm for Parity Co-Chair Jewelle Bickford discussed what motivated the 47 women to launch the Paradigm for Parity movement, what makes the initiative unique, and what’s next for the coalition.

Pierre Nanterme on Accenture's Commitment to Gender Parity

As a Paradigm for Parity committed company, Accenture has been working towards closing the gap in corporate leadership. But the company is taking this commitment a step further by committing to 50/50 by 2025. CEO & Chairman Pierre Nanterme shares what Getting to Equal means to him.