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How Men Can Be Allies for Women at Work

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 1, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 17:54

Guest: Susan Madsen, Founder of the Utah Women and Leadership Project and Professor of Organizational Leadership, Utah Valley University We’ve heard about the bind some men find themselves in as traditional masculinity comes under scrutiny. A survey by LeanIn.org finds that almost half of male managers in the US say they’re uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring or working alone or socializing. A study recently conducted by the Utah Women and Leadership Project attempts to identify effective strategies for “male allies” to improve opportunities for women in the workforce.