I am a long-term diversity consultant, having worked with organizations - primarily large corporations but also non-profits and educational institutions - to create more inclusive work cultures and to improve the mechanisms that distribute opportunity. I have done a great deal of work related to organizations developing and supporting women leaders, and it is typical for a company to have a male champion, often a senior leader, advocating for an organizational focus on gender diversity. But a whole conference devoted to men’s role? No. And use of the term gender equality, often perceived as highly-loaded? Seldom. How about including boys as part of the gender discussion? Never. A conference on engaging men and boys for gender equality? Sign me up!"
Read article by Lisa Levey from The Huffington Post.