Inclusion Idea: The Term “Female Leaders”

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” –Sheryl Sandberg As a woman, I who can’t wait til that future is here. The Female Quotient’s LinkedIn post of Ms. Sandberg’s quote was accompanied with this question “When will the term ‘female leaders’ finally become obsolete?” Translation: what must happenContinue reading “Inclusion Idea: The Term “Female Leaders””

Week 16 Inclusion Idea: We Will Get Busy and Forget About Inclusion

I wrote and published 14 weeks of blogs. Then I forgot to publish Week 15. Then it slipped my mind to even write the article for Week 16. Busyness is a powerful antagonist of inclusion. We are too busy to acknowledge people. We are polite but rarely do we really hold a conversation where weContinue reading “Week 16 Inclusion Idea: We Will Get Busy and Forget About Inclusion”

Week 15 Inclusion Idea: Familial Status

I’m attending my eldest daughter’s wedding. As a mom, she will add wife and stepmother to her list of titles. Today is a reminder that familial status is a diversity dimension that I live personally and experience professionally in my legal career on a daily basis. Here are a few observations. 1. Children in BlendedContinue reading “Week 15 Inclusion Idea: Familial Status”

Week 14 Inclusion Idea: Boomers, Listen

Obviously, Boomers do not see the world as Gen Z does. Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to present and interact with a group of 10-12th graders. I opened and closed giving Gen Z loving and well intentioned life advice from Boomers. Although I had not directly asked what advice they had from Boomers, IContinue reading “Week 14 Inclusion Idea: Boomers, Listen”