Males Empowering Males as Allies for Women

Male leaders can and should play an essential role in empowering women as future leaders, and the message should come from the top. Being an ally involves learning the skills necessary to make a real difference at the organizational grassroots level.

Despite decades of discussing gender equality in the workplace, women remain underrepresented at all levels of leadership, with men accounting for approximately 85% of leadership positions. This is despite numerous studies that have demonstrated that leadership diversity increases business value. There is a need for more to be done, and one of the most effective strategies is developing male allies at all levels of th....