March 8, 2021

Choose to Challenge in 2021

It’s hard to believe my last public outing was a full year ago. Last March, I celebrated International Women’s Day by ringing the Nasdaq opening bell on behalf of As you can see from the picture, we hadn’t even heard about social distancing yet! Just one week later, many parts of the United States went into lockdown due to COVID-19.

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Introducing The Parity Model™

The Parity Model is the result of hundreds of conversations we’ve had with CEOs, CHROs, heads of diversity, recruiters, and other experts. Through these, has identified the three key pillars (Representation, Equality, and Inclusion) that each company must develop to achieve and sustain lasting progress.

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The Real Solution: Inclusion

Concerns that the #metoo and the Times Up movements have gone too far are rising. We’re hearing that men are ostracizing women from meetings and not including them in conversations out of fear of being accused of doing the wrong thing.

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Nasdaq Lights Up Times Square to Celebrate ParityPledge

It’s hard to believe it’s been less than a year since we’ve launched Since last September, we’ve seen nearly 250 organizations sign the ParityPledge, vowing to interview at least one female candidate for every leadership role VP and higher. These organizations span industries – healthcare, technology, retail, education and more. It’s exciting to reflect on the progress we’ve made in such a short time.

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