Article: The top videos to watch on Women’s Day to move the needle in the right direction

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The top videos to watch on Women’s Day to move the needle in the right direction

Here is a list of videos that gives you insights, practical approaches, and outcome-oriented toolkits that you can watch on Women’s Day and take the right actions to create a gender-balanced workplace.
The top videos to watch on Women’s Day to move the needle in the right direction

Organizations around the world understand the need for diversity and are putting in efforts to create a more inclusive workplace. However, programs designed to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace often fail. For example, most organizations still struggle with unconscious biases interfering with recruitment decision-making - even those with the most sophisticated recruitment technologies in place.

We have never been smarter, more analytical, more innovative, and more ‘woke’ than we are now. But we are still thinking about how to start moving the needle, rather than taking action to push it in the right direction. 

Here we have specially curated a list of videos that gives you insights, practical approaches, and outcome-oriented toolkits that you can watch on Women’s Day  (or today) and take the right actions to create a gender-balanced workplace. 

Moving the needle in the right direction: Creating a gender-balanced workplace

Organizations around the world understand the need for diversity and are putting in efforts to create a more inclusive workplace. However, programs designed to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace often fail. For example, most organizations still struggle with unconscious biases interfering with recruitment decision-making - even those with the most sophisticated recruitment technologies in place.

This video by People Matters brought together experts on D&I to brainstorm the outcome-based actions that your organizations can take today to accelerate the movement of the gender equality needle.

Let’s stop talking about diversity and start working towards equity 

In this TED video, Paloma Medina, Owner & Founder of 11:11 Supply, which offers training and coaching that supports teams and individuals committed to learning and growing around equity and inclusion and personal growth challenges our paradigm of diversity in the workplace and in society with this eloquent, humorous talk. We need to do a “find and replace” in our vocabulary challenging the concept of diversity vs. equity. 

Three ways to be a better ally in the workplace

We're taught to believe that hard work and dedication will lead to success, but that's not always the case. Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation are among the many factors that affect our chances, says writer and advocate Melinda Epler, and it's up to each of us to be allies for those who face discrimination. In this actionable talk, Epler shares three ways to support people who are underrepresented in the workplace. "There's no magic wand for correcting diversity and inclusion," she says. "Change happens one person at a time, one act at a time, one word at a time."

How to foster true diversity and inclusion at work (and in your community) 

When companies think of diversity and inclusion, they too often focus on meeting metrics instead of building relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, says Starbucks COO Rosalind G. Brewer. In this personable and wide-ranging conversation with TED current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, Brewer invites leaders to rethink what it takes to create a truly inclusive workplace– and lays out how to bring real, grassroots change to boardrooms and communities alike.

Why we have too few women leaders

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions– and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

In the video, she addresses questions like how are we going to fix the gender gap in leadership and how organizations can change the numbers at the top? 

 

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Topics: Diversity, SheMatters, #ChooseToChallenge

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