Changing the Conversation: Fall 2018

Changing the Conversation: Fall 2018

We know that proactive male sponsorship—identifying and championing talent within their organizations—is key to women’s advancement in the workplace, particularly because men hold most of the seats at the table. However, recent research shows that men may be more reluctant to develop professional relationships with women in the workplace post-#MeToo. So how do we move forward? One year into the #MeToo movement, how do we build corporate culture that encourages male allyship and sponsorship of women?.

Panelist Spotlight: Christiana Cacciapuoti, MAD Network

We’re excited to feature another panelist in our upcoming Changing the Conversation event this Thursday: Christiana Cacciapuoti, VP of Partnerships and Platform Ops at MAD Network. Here, Christiana talks about the constant changes in tech, taking initiative and what allyship has mean to her.

Panelist Spotlight: Aisling McDonagh

The first panelist we’re featuring for our upcoming Changing the Conversation event is Aisling McDonagh, a senior digital media sales executive. Below, you can read about her experience bouncing back, building a strategic career, and finding allyship. To hear more about Aisling’s experience, join us on October 25th at AppNexus!

Presenter Spotlight: Mary Pharris, Fairygodboss

Our upcoming Changing the Conversation event on October 25th features a presentation and panel discussion with leaders in the business and Diversity & Inclusion space, and we’re excited to feature each in a spotlight series. We’ve asked our presenter and panelist to describe a challenge that he or she has overcome in his or her career, to provide a piece of advice to his or her younger self, and to discuss what allyship means to him or her.

Our first spotlight in the series features presenter Mary Pharris, Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Fairygodboss. Hear more from Mary and learn about the evolving landscape of male allyship at our event on October 25th at 6:30pm!

How to Be a Male* Ally: A conversation with Aaron Rose

What role do men play in the push for great gender equity and equality? To better understand the role of men as allies, we sat down with Aaron Rose, Diversity & Inclusion Trainer and Consultant, to navigate how to effectively change the conversation around male allyship.